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Workforce 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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December 2022 State Policy Updates

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BPA tracks the latest policy updates and legislative issues in many states across the nation. Read the highlights and find your state and check out the most recent policy news below. Key State Highlights In Pennsylvania, the Department of Community & Economic Development will begin accepting applications in December for the Whole-Home Repairs Program. This…

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BPA Releases West Virginia Workforce Development Needs Report

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The Building Performance Association (BPA) recently published the “West Virginia Workforce Development Needs Assessment,” which is the first step in a longer-term commitment to market transformation. The report draws upon surveys from BPA’s DOE-funded national needs assessment to determine West Virginia companies’ needs, which will further identify the training and technical support required to grow…

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BPA Awarded Funding for Statewide Needs Assessment in Maine

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Governor Mills announced $5.4 million in climate investments, including $2.5 million in clean energy workforce development grants awarded through the Clean Energy Partnership. BPA is one of 9 organizations that were awarded funding, with projects anticipated to engage with over 1,600 individuals; attracting new workers to the clean energy and energy efficiency workforce, providing career…

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BPA’s Work & Priorities on the Inflation Reduction Act

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BPA’s latest achievement is helping to secure billions of dollars in rebates and incentives for home energy efficiency and electrification, plus hundreds of millions of dollars to train workers for the jobs that funding will create, by helping shape the 2022 Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). BPA’s next step is to make sure our members benefit…

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November 2022 State Policy Updates

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BPA tracks the latest policy updates and legislative issues in many states across the nation. Read the highlights and find your state and check out the most recent policy news below. Key State Highlights In New Jersey, the Pay It Forward Program has launched. Pay It Forward is a new workforce development program providing financial…

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Join Our Massachusetts BPA Affiliate Meeting

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Please note, this event has passed. Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. ET Building Performance Association (BPA) and industry stakeholders in Massachusetts would like to invite you to the next group affiliate meeting on November 17 from 3 – 4 p.m. ET. Since our last meeting, much has happened in the industry. We hope…

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WV Governor’s Energy Summit Recap

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West Virginia is an energy state that embraces the worldwide shift towards a cleaner economy. The West Virginia Governor’s Energy Summit had participation from people representing all aspects of fossil fuels, innovative technologies, and industry leadership. We were delightfully entertained by talks on hydrogen, carbon sequestration, and even geology. All of our prominent government leaders…

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October 2022 State Policy Updates

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BPA tracks the latest policy updates and legislative issues in many states across the nation. Read the highlights and find your state and check out the most recent policy news below. Key State Highlights In New Jersey, the Board of Public Utilities announced the launch of the “Whole House Pilot Program” connecting low-income residents with…

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Massachusetts BPA Industry Roundtable Recap

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Yesterday we registered over 60 participants in our regular Mass BPA industry roundtable virtual meeting. Guest speaker Katelyn Mazuera from Eversource provided detailed insight into the Mass Save rebate program. Her presentation included rebate and incentive amounts as well as program parameters. Skip Wiltshire-Gordon from AnnDyl policy group gave us a breakdown of the Inflation…

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