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New Energy Workforce Website Launched!

CBIA’s Education Foundation has launched GetIntoEnergyCT.com, a new website funded by the U.S. Department of Labor and the Connecticut Green Jobs Partnership.
This site will help energy and green technology companies to meet one of their biggest challenges, a future shortage of skilled workers.

The site site features:
• Day-in-the-life career videos
• An employer locator
• Internship opportunities
• Scholarships
• Current events, [...]

WHAT’S IN THE BOX?

September 24 is Moving Day – for the whole planet.

“Moving Planet – A Day to Move beyond Fossil Fuels” is the latest international day of action sponsored by 350.org, a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. Founded by author Bill McKibben, the organization takes its name from the level of carbon dioxide in [...]

On Your Mark, Get Set, Go Solar!

Connecticut Energy Finance and Investment Authority (CEFIA) sponsored a Solar Speedway summer learning program for children in Grades 5 and up at the Discovery Museum and Planetarium of Bridgeport. The program featured exciting lessons and hands-on activities focused on alternative energy resources including solar photovoltaics and wind energy.

During the program, student teams worked to assemble [...]

Three Connecticut Companies Announced as Semifinalists in 2011 Cleantech Open Business Competition

Three Connecticut companies were announced as semifinalists for the 2011 Cleantech Open Business Competition. The Cleantech Open is a national business competition for technology startups. Its mission is to find, fund and foster big ideas that address today’s most urgent energy, environmental, and economic challenges. Since its inception in 2006, nearly 400 promising teams have [...]

The New Clean Energy Fund

The Connecticut Clean Energy Fund will be embarking on a new adventure, with a new name. There is a great blog, titled “Banking on Green Growth in Connecticut,” about the newly constituted Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority (CEFIA) on The New Republic blog.

Read The New Republic blog post here.

Jocelyn Anastasiou
Project Associate, Education & Outreach