Clean Energy Workforce Development

The Connecticut Clean Energy Fund is committed to supporting clean energy workforce development to meet the industry’s needs for skilled workers. To better assist companies, schools and other organizations with developing career pathways this online resource list links to clean energy job reports and training models. This list of resources is by no means exhaustive and the CCEF will work to provide the most up to date information as this industry continues to grow.



CT Green Industry Map hosted by CT Fund for the Environment


CCEF Workforce Development Initiatives Presentation - January 21, 2010


Connecticut Green Jobs Partnership Abstract


CT Green Jobs Act, Executive Order #23



Clean Energy Job Reports


EPA Clean Energy Workforce Development paper
A comprehensive paper exploring the definitions of green jobs and clean energy workforce development. It also details elements of effective programs and describes what some states are doing to promote clean energy workforce development.


Green Recovery: A Program to Create Good Jobs and State Building a Low-Carbon Economy
A report by the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at the University of Massachusetts- Amherst and the Center for American Progress


Going Green: The Vital Role of COMMUNITY COLLEGES in Building a Sustainable Future and GREEN WORKFORCE
A comprehensive report developed by the National Council for Workforce Education and the Academy for Educational Development


Additional Resources


CT Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Economic Baseline Study


US Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy


Interstate Renewable Energy Council


New England Clean Energy Council


The American Solar Energy Society


The Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC)


North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP)