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Pennsylvania November 2023 Meeting

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Thank you to everyone who attended our November 2023 meeting. In addition to informative presentations from guest speakers, we discussed hiring challenges and tips, various financial resources to help you develop and grow your business, and necessary skillsets for energy industry workers. If you are a contractor, please take 5 minutes to complete this survey…

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Kentucky Energy Efficiency Workforce Needs Assessment Survey

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Calling all weatherization agencies, energy efficiency businesses, employees, and contractors in the home services sector in Kentucky ~ Take 15 minutes to participate in the Kentucky Energy Workforce Needs Assessment Survey. Complete The Survey > This survey is designed to identify the hiring needs, workforce development gaps, and accessibility barriers facing program managers, energy efficiency businesses, employees,…

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November 2023 State Updates

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Find Your StateClick here to find the latest updates, projects, federal funding info, and events in your state! BPA State Outreach Updates Delaware – The BPA team continued working with Charles Kistler and Harold Stafford of Help Initiative, Inc.on the next steps and plans for work on a Registered Apprenticeship Program. Additionally, continued work is…

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Service Providers Needed: Multifamily Weatherization Assistance Program

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Pennsylvania is searching for service providers to administer its Multifamily Weatherization Assistance Program. The goal of this program is to provide a cost-effective approach to lowering operating expenses, maintaining affordability, and creating healthier, more comfortable living environments for low-income families living in buildings with 5 or more units. Interested community action agencies, city government agencies,…

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Registered Apprenticeships: Building Career Pathways in Energy Efficiency

By: Brook Vernon, State Outreach Coordinator More than 2.2 million Americans work within the energy efficiency space, according to the recent Energy Efficiency Jobs in America report by E4TheFuture. Why then are careers in energy efficiency not more well known? Plumbers and electricians are recognized as necessary trades for the performance of a home; however,…

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2023 New England Conference & Trade Show Recap

Quick Links Photo Gallery | Attendee Info Page | Agenda & Sessions | Session Slides Special thanks to our conference host sponsor, Mass Save The 2023 New England Regional Conference and Trade Show brought together hundreds of professionals in the New England region for two days of updates, networking, and learning. This event was hosted…

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ODOE to Hold Virtual Meeting November 16 on Proposed Rule Amendments for Oregon Rental Home Heat Pump Program

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The Oregon Department of Energy will hold a virtual meeting on November 16, 2023, on the Oregon Rental Home Heat Pump Program which offers rebates and grants for the installation of heat pumps and related upgrades in dwellings used as a residential tenancy (rentals) and manufactured dwellings or recreational vehicles located in a rented space. In 2023,…

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Clean Energy Jobs in Maine: Which Job Are You Best Suited For?

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In the state of Maine, significant strides are being made towards clean energy and energy efficiency. Following the 35-A MRSA § 10119 legislation signed in 2019, the Climate Action Plan set an ambitious target to install 100,000 new heat pumps by 2025, with 15,000 of these installations being for income-eligible households. In the four years…

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Request for Proposals for Multifamily Weatherization Service Provider

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Maine State Housing Authority is requesting proposals from experienced, qualified, and professional companies that can provide energy efficiency, health and safety, and other eligible weatherization measures to eligible multifamily properties. The deadline for questions regarding the RFP is November 13, 2023, and the submission deadline is November 27th, 2023. Contact Amanda Roy, Manager of Weatherization…

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