May 13, 2024
Net-Zero NorthWest Workforce Analysis
In November 2023, the Clean Energy Transition Institute (CETI), an independent, nonpartisan research and analysis nonprofit dedicated to accelerating an equitable clean energy transition in the Northwest, released the Net-Zero Northwest (NZNW) workforce analysis. The workforce analysis examined jobs created and displaced in the Northwest in the building, fuels, electricity, and transportation sectors.   In April […]

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February 15, 2024
February 14, 2024 – Workforce Development: Creating Successful CleanTech Internship Programs
Today’s interns are tomorrow’s leaders. What strategies are our members using to design successful training programs for young professionals? How are they tackling key challenges, such as bridging generational divides and navigating the shifting demands of remote/hybrid work? We invite you to join this dynamic lunch conversation at the Perkins Coie office downtown Seattle with […]

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November 15, 2023
Workforce Trends, Gaps, & Opportunities as the CleanTech Sector Grows in our Region
Image Source: https://www.energy.gov/policy/us-energy-employment-jobs-report-useer Clean energy jobs in the United States are growing faster than other sectors in the rest of the economy. In the Pacific Northwest, this is no different, a growth likely spurred by geopolitical factors, state and local climate policies, and federal funding—notably the CHIPS and Science Act, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), […]

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August 9, 2023
April 12, 2023 – C-Suite Roundtable on Developing a Skilled, Inclusive Workforce
Skills shortages. Talent wars. Increased hiring needs. How are C-Suite executives planning to educate, retrain, and recruit new workforce to meet the accelerated demands of decarbonization efforts and digitalization initiatives? What will it take to build this highly skilled, diverse workforce of tomorrow? We explored all these topics during this dynamic lunch conversation at the Perkins […]

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July 18, 2022
Washington Workforce Energy Convening Event Recap
The CleanTech Alliance and Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy convened last month to develop solutions to help build the diverse, highly skilled workforce for Washington State’s clean energy workforce. More than 140 people convened from the utility sector, academia, unions, and community-based organization to hear from speakers and to identify best practices […]

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June 7, 2022
Washington Workforce Energy Convening
Washington State is a leader in bringing forth new clean energy systems to meet our climate goals. To facilitate growth in the energy sector, modernize the grid, and adapt to new, innovative clean energy sources, Washington will need a trained, diverse, and distributed workforce. Workforce issues are currently one of the most pressing limitations facing the sector.

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April 26, 2017
University Innovation and the Future of Our STEM Workforce
     Dr. Elvin Delgado     Dr. Christopher Keane     Dr. Daniel Schwartz     Dr. Joel Swisher     Steve Klein   Universities drive clean technology innovation while creating the next generation of STEM professionals. CleanTech Alliance hosted energy leads from four of Washington State’s leading universities at the April #CleanTechBacon breakfast […]

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