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)