Colorado State Energy Sector Commits to Green Energy Jobs

Unemployed and incumbent Colorado residents can expand their skill sets by taking advantage of the state's financial resources.

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In an effort to create a greener and more energy efficient state, Colorado has committed over $5 million to prepare its workforce for green industry careers.

Funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and administered through the US Department of Labor, the Colorado State Energy Sector Partnership will work with local workforce investment boards, businesses, and Everblue Training Institute to catalyze job growth and awareness in the green energy sector.

Unemployed and incumbent Colorado residents can tap into these financial resources to upgrade their existing skills in a variety of areas including green building and construction, energy efficiency, or weatherization.

Everblue Energy is recognized as an approved training provider through the Colorado State Energy Sector Partnership. Those who qualify for this program can receive tuition assistance to complete any course offered through Everblue Energy, including LEED, BPI Building Analyst, BPI Envelope-Shell, weatherization, solar and renewable energy training, and much more.

By creating a labor pool of highly skilled workers, Colorado places itself as an attractive area for industry growth in the green sector.

“Colorado’s commitment to the green industry continues to be evidenced by its strategic plans to prepare a qualified workforce for job creation and economic growth,” said Jon Boggiano, principal at Everblue Energy. “We continue to support Colorado’s desire to be a leader in the green industry and are excited about the opportunity to work directly with state residents and industries to provide a variety of training programs.”

For more information on how to apply for tuition assistance through the Colorado State Energy Sector Partnership, please call 800-460-2575 or email info@everbluetraining.com.

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Everblue, a veteran-owned business, is the nation’s premier provider for renewable energy and sustainability training and is recognized as an industry leader by organizations such as the US Department of Energy, US Green Building Council and Building Performance Institute. Everblue’s training in over 70 worldwide locations has helped develop a highly-skilled labor force in the building and construction industry.

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