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Louisville Water

New York prepares future clean energy workforce with two new programmes

New York state governor Andrew Cuomo has unveiled the Career Pathway Training Partnerships programme in HVAC technologies.
energy efficiency

DoE prepares future energy workforce with three new programmes

The US Department of Energy (DoE) has launched three new challenges for building energy efficiency, through its online competition.
Utility AI

New UK energy supplier using AI, digital workforce to disrupt industry

New UK energy supplier Rebel Energy says it will leverage artificial intelligence, automation, and a digital workforce to reinvent what it means to be an energy supplier.
New Jersey wind

New Jersey’s $300 million offshore wind port could create 1500 jobs

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has announced plans to develop the New Jersey Wind Port, an infrastructure investment that will provide a location for essential staging, assembly, and manufacturing activities related to offshore wind projects on the East Coast.
IEA recovery

IEA calls for $3 trillion global investment in COVID-19 recovery

The International Energy Agency has presented it's global COVID-19 recovey plan for the global energy sector, the Sustainable Recovery Plan, which focuses on a series of actions that can be taken over the next three years to revitalise economies and boost employment while making energy systems cleaner and more resilient.
US energy jobs

27,000 US energy jobs lost in May – report calls for lawmakers to act

US Congress is currently debating economic stimulus support for the energy industry, and a new analysis of unemployment data shows the biggest part of America’s energy economy – clean energy – lost another 27,000 jobs in May.
clean energy jobs

US: More than 600,000 clean energy jobs lost to COVID-19 pandemic

A new analysis of US Department of Labor unemployment data indicates that almost 600,000 clean energy industry workers have lost their jobs since the spread of the coronavirus forced an economic shutdown.
offshore wind

Global offshore wind needs 77,000 trained on-site workers by 2024 – report

The Global Wind Energy Council and Global Wind Organisation’s new report highlights the need for over 77,000 trained on-site workers in six key emerging markets for offshore wind between 2020-2024.
terna energy storage

US Energy Storage Association warns of “uncertain time” ahead

A quarter of US energy storage companies expect to reduce their workforces due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, while more than half are anticipating a loss in revenues, according to a new survey from the US Energy Storage Association.
clean energy jobs

US DOE announces funding to train DER, first response workers

The US DoE) has announced $4.5 million in training funding for utility professionals who work with distributed energy resources.