Workforce Development

Juniata Ballroom

In the Mid-Atlantic, the energy efficiency economy expands exponentially every year, but can the workforce keep pace with market growth? Demand for skilled clean energy workers will only increase, and the labor shortage suggested by data projections will only be further impacted as baby boomers retire. This panel will examine the current policy landscape and market shifts affecting workforce growth, plus review the benefits of building a training continuum⏤robust curriculum and mentorships beginning in high school and extending through four-year programs⏤to attract talent into this critical field.