On Demand Experts point to key skills needed to shape, and reshape, the workforce to design, build, finance, operate and manage new facilities and systems to propel clean energy and clean manufacturing development in the U.S. and globally. Lack of craft, technical and management talent was voiced as the leading “high-concern issue” for 61% of utility, developer and construction executives in a recent poll by consultant McKinsey.
You'll hear from a trio of experts on major trends for careers in all levels of energy transition—and in growing areas from wind and solar power and hydrogen use to transmission expansion and electric vehicle production and support. Learn the fine points of training for men and women to understand the changing sector, key skills employers want and where to get them, and how new federal laws are enhancing workforce opportunities!
- Why 95% of energy careers will generate better paying medium and high skilled jobs vs. 84% in the general economy
- Best places and programs to develop needed skills and understanding to work in emerging energy transition arenas
- How state and federal law provisions are boosting energy workforce growth through direct funding and tax credits
- Outlook for opportunities in growing areas of the traditional fossil fuel sector