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New report finds 15,000+ clean energy jobs in Vermont

Earlier today, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin released the results of a study about the clean energy industry in the Green Mountain State.  The results show that clean energy is a significant part of the Vermont economy. Some of the report highlights from the Governor’s announcement included: Vermont’s clean energy industry employs 15,286 workers at 2,684...
Working Together for Clean Energy Jobs in Massachusetts

Working Together for Clean Energy Jobs in Massachusetts

Economic development and workforce development must be done together.  That was the primary recommendation of two research reports released last month.  It’s a common sense conclusion that has important implications for the clean energy industry and the education and training community in Massachusetts. The first report, from the Aspen Institute’s Workforce Strategies Initiative, examined efforts...
A New Generation Ready to Make a Difference

A New Generation Ready to Make a Difference

A world-class workforce is one of the most important advantages that Massachusetts has in the competition to grow a clean energy industry that can attract investment, build successful companies, and create jobs.  Central to the development of that workforce is the involvement of students and young people.
Help Them Help You: Getting to Know the Cleantech Workforce Development Community

Help Them Help You: Getting to Know the Cleantech Workforce Development Community

Behind the small army of job aspirants, there’s a statewide industry of job training organizations, college degree and certificate programs, workforce investment boards, career centers, apprenticeship offerings, activists, government and foundation grant projects, career counselors, and more. Here's what they need from us.
Help Wanted: 24 Clean Energy Firms Hiring 300 New Employees Right Now

Help Wanted: 24 Clean Energy Firms Hiring 300 New Employees Right Now

Clean energy employers are looking for talented people. Whether it’s solar or wind, efficiency or batteries, biofuels or insulation, you don’t have to look far to find “help wanted” signs in the shop windows.