Led by the Colorado Department of Labor, the US Department of Labor has awarded $6 million to the State to prepare Colorado workers for emerging careers in the green
industry.  

The State Energy Sector Partnership (SESP) grant will focus on partnering businesses, training, and one-stop career centers to identify training opportunities to prepare job
seekers and incumbent workers for careers in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainable development.

Businesses will work with their local One-Stop Career Centers to determine their eligibility to participate in the SESP grant programs.  The eligibility requirements for the grant
program are:

Company Requirements:

- Colorado based company that operates under the provision of Colorado law.

- Full-time or part-time staff must work in a Colorado facility.

- For-profit and non-profit private sector employers.

- If you wish to train job seekers, company must commit to hiring employee for a period of six months.


Training Program Requirements:

- In-house training or on-the-job training.

- Training using a consultant or a third party vendor hired by the employer.

- Training must be in one of the following targeted areas:

  • Energy Efficiency Building, Construction, & Retrofit
  • Renewable Energy Power
  • Energy Efficiency and Advanced Drive Train Vehicle
  • Biofuels
  • Deconstruction and Materials Use
  • Energy Efficiency Assessment (serving residential, commercial, or industrial sectors)
  • Manufacturers that produce sustainable products (using environmentally sustainable processes and materials)
  • Green Construction


Everblue Energy provides the following industry training programs, all of which may qualify for

the SESP Grant program.  Contact Velvet Nelson (velvet@everblueti.com or 888-204-8735) to find out how to apply for this program.

  • LEED Green Associate
  • LEED AP - Building, Design & Construction
  • LEED AP - Operations & Maintenance
  • LEED AP - Homes
  • BPI Building Analyst
  • BPI Envelope Professional
  • BPI Weatherization, Airsealing, & Insulation
  • RESNET HERS Rater
  • Corporate Sustainability Manager
  • Carbon Accounting Manager
  • Lead Renovator Training
  • NABCEP Entry-Level Solar Certification
  • Basics of Solar
  • Business of Solar
  • LEED Credential Maintenance
  • Sustainable Transit Design

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