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Workforce Development Program RFI Response

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BPA provided comments pertaining to workforce development programs contained in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022 and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) of 2021. Click here to view and download the response. We look forward to working with DOE on implementation of key workforce development programs.

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January 2023 – West Virginia State Update

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The State held its yearly Governor’s Energy Summit in Roanoke, WV. BPA attended and presented the State report data provided by E4TheFuture and current activities around residential energy efficiency. We also released the Affiliate webpage with numerous leaders, links to reports, and updated call listings. BPA staff conducted several working group calls with stakeholders around…

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January 2023 – Vermont State Update

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BPA has had regular quarterly communication with Allied Partner, BPPA VT, specifically around their whole-home decarbonization program and its connection to NEEP Total Energy Pathways program working towards a new BPI Credential. We interacted with the State Energy Office requesting inclusion into ongoing training plan development for brick and mortar training center.

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January 2023 – New York State Update

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BPA and BPCA have weekly scheduled calls and communications with executive officers surrounding collaborations, workforce development opportunities inside and outside existing programs. BPCA continues to increase push for stakeholder cooperation to prevent programs from being created in a vacuum. The association has become a qualified vendor with NYSERDA for impending funds implementation through a detailed…

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January 2023 – Nevada State Update

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BPA held several meetings with the State Energy Office, a local lead organizer who performs energy audits, two trainers, and a large developer with continued outreach statewide. Key partners are the Real Estate Commission that governs energy auditor registration, statewide energy practitioners, and new construction or commercial labor organizations.

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