Webcast of the Renewable Energy Competency Model: An Aid to Build a Renewable Energy Skilled Workforce

The Department of Energy held a webcast titled "Renewable Energy Competency Model: An Aid to Build a Renewable Energy Skilled Workforce" on Monday, October 22, 2012. The Renewable Energy Competency Model was developed by the U.S. Department of Labor, with active input from the U.S. Department of Energy technology experts, along with partners from the postsecondary education and the renewable energy industry to identify the crosscutting competencies needed for workers in the renewable energy field. The model reflects the recommendations of subject matter experts from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Interstate Renewable Energy Council, North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners, American Wind Energy Association, and Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association.

The webcast was held for interested renewable energy industry workforce professionals and employers, community colleges and universities interested in learning how the model can help train skilled workers for renewable energy industry jobs, and how it can be expanded for specific industry use. To watch the video please see below:

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