Led by the Maryland Governor’s Workforce Investment Board (GWIB), the US Department of
Labor has awarded $5.8 million to the State to prepare Maryland 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 Workforce Investment Boards (WIB) to determine their
eligibility to participate in the SESP grant programs. The eligibility requirements for the grant program are:


Company Requirements:

  • Maryland based company that operates under the provision of Maryland law.
  • Full-time or part-time staff must work in a Maryland facility.
  • For-profit and non-profit private sector employers.
  • Maryland companies must be in one of two targeted industry sectors:

o    Building Trades & Construction: To provide training in green construction including energy efficiency, insulation training, building information and modeling, Electrical Generation/Smart Grid Technology, green building maintenance, residential retrofitting and
deconstruction.

o    Renewable Technology: To provide electricity basics and PV installation training for entry-level worker and incumbent workers certification in NABCEP’s Entry Level Certificate of
Knowledge of Solar PV Systems and Solar PV Installer Certification examination.


Training Program Requirements:

  •  In-house training or on-the-job training.
  • A train-the-trainer program.
  • On-line training.
  • Training using a consultant or a third party vendor hired by the employer.


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

Tags: bpi, certification, continuing, corporate, education, energy, exam, financial, green, hers, More…incentive, job, leed, prep, rater, renewable, solar, sustainability, training

Views: 133

Attachments:

Reply to This

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Twitter

Latest Activity

Empower Efficiency added a discussion to the group Job Board
Thumbnail

Position Opening: Local Community Outreach Specialist, Energy Efficiency (San Carlos, CA)

Local Community Outreach Specialist, Energy Efficiency (San Carlos, CA) Job Title: Local Community…See More
yesterday
Amber Vignieri posted a blog post

Elevate Energy Mythbusters: Windows & Attics Edition

This blog post is guest written by former staff member Eric Keeley.Great enthusiasm for home energy…See More
yesterday
Glen Gallo replied to Diane Chojnowski's discussion Poll: What is you favorite or most important home performance diagnostic or measurement tool?
"I agree with Ted. If I could bring just one piece of equipment it would be the blower door. It has…"
yesterday
Glen Gallo replied to Shaun 's discussion Commercial duct testing
"If above the ceiling tiles the wall is a finished assembly and there is insulation on or under the…"
yesterday
Tom White's video was featured

Combustion Appliance Zone Testing (CAZ) Made Easy (March 24, 2016)

Combustion Appliance Zone Testing (CAZ) Made Easy (March 24, 2016) -Gauge Fundamentals -Adapting to the new BPI standard -RESNET testing requirements -NFPA testing requirements -Best practices for best results
yesterday
Profile IconLaura Capps and Bret Abrams joined Home Energy Pros
Thursday
Olivia Taylor posted a blog post

5 Key Reasons Why Rooftop Solar Is Popular In The US

The rapid switch from traditional electricity to clean, economical and renewable solar energy is…See More
Thursday
Adam Swain posted a blog post

Top 5 Tips For Hiring A Crawl Space Contractor

A homes crawl space is one of the few places most homeowners try to avoid at all cost, and for good…See More
Wednesday

© 2016   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service