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:
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
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:
Everblue Energy provides the following industry training programs, all of which may qualify for
the SESP Grant program. Contact Velvet Nelson (firstname.lastname@example.org or 888-204-8735) to find out how to apply for this program.