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The Wolf Administration announced that it had allocated a total of $ 2 million in grants to four clean energy entities to help them solve recruitment and maintenance problems, a problem exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a statement Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry said the grants would “identify the needs of individual employers and the collective workforce in the industry and develop solutions to those needs,” and are designed to create opportunities for people from communities not served.
Like other sectors, the industry has been hit hard by the economic downturn since the pandemic, the agency said, pointing to Report of the Department of the Environment for 2021 This shows that between March and December 2020, the state lost 13,200 jobs in clean energy. This is 14 percent less than in 2019, the administration said.
“This grant program will help develop practical solutions to improve the clean energy workforce,” Minister of Labor and Industry Jennifer Berrier said.
“While the Commonwealth and the nation continue to recover from the pandemic, L&I is committed to ensuring that the clean energy sector not only thrives but exceeds industry standards – and that starts with investing in the future of its employees.” Berries continued. “This money, among many things, will help promote clean energy jobs, help with recruitment and develop long-term retention strategies.”
Entities eligible for clean energy development grants ($ 500,000 each) are:
“This project is a partnership between the Philadelphia, Bucks and Delaware County Workforce Development Councils to support employers in the clean energy industry,” the agency said in a statement. “This support will be provided in the form of evaluation and planning, support in developing strategies to improve recruitment and retention, and in connection with the training of new and existing employees.”
“Partner4Work will work with Pittsburgh Gateway, Omicelo, a real estate investment company, and PA CareerLink together with employers, businesses and additional partners in Allegheny County to create a coordinated partnership in the industry that will create a channel to access learning and learning from communities with inadequate maintenance. quality jobs available in the clean energy sector, ”officials said.
Chester Workforce Development Board (WDB):
The grant is “designed for a program in Chester, Berks and Montgomery counties through the Chester County Economic Development Council’s (SEED) Smart Energy Initiative,” officials said.
WDB Lacquana County
“The Green Clean Serene (GCS) project Changing the Global Environment provides a variety of activities designed to support business and industry as they manage an ever-changing workforce and come out of the impact of COVID-19,” the agency said.
Personnel development projects start on July 1 and will last until June 2025, the administration said.
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Best wishes Nancy Eschelman of PennLive who is celebrating today. Congratulations and have a nice day.
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Boston forced game 7 into its own Eastern Conference play-off series against Carolina on thursday night beating Hurricanes 5-2 in TD Garden in what turned into a serious Homer series. The final game will take place on Saturday in Raleigh.
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