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

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