WISE Grant

This $9,994,854 million project brings together the clean energy, advanced manufacturing and construction sectors to prepare participants for employment in entry level, pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship occupations. It addresses the unique needs of unemployed, or under-employed dislocated workers, using innovative and sophisticated strategies.

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Job Board

We have compiled a list of energy industry employers in each of our partnering states of Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, and Washington to help job seekers find and apply for openings in their field.

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Industry Skill Standards

The Energy Industry Skill Standards specify the critical work functions, key activities, performance indicators and knowledge, skills, and abilities an individual needs to succeed in certain energy-related occupations.

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Recent Posts

Energy Northwest plans largest industrial-scale solar station in state

Energy Northwest plans a first-of-a-kind solar power generating and storage facility just north of Richland, thanks to the recent award of a Washington State Clean Energy Fund grant. It will be used to demonstrate and research an improved battery system that could make intermittent renewable energy more practical. It could help stabilize Richland city electricity…

Careers in Energy Week

Careers in Energy Week is a national event sponsored each year by the Center for Energy Workforce Development to celebrate a critical workforce that provides a vital service to our nation and to raise awareness of the rewarding careers available in the energy industry. From line workers to customer service operators to electrical engineers, these…

Cantwell and Moniz lead discussion on energizing WA’s workforce

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) and Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Ernest Moniz convened a roundtable discussion at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory on Aug. 16 to focus on new approaches and opportunities for training Washingtonians for the high-paying jobs that will close the growing skills gap in the energy industry. The roundtable brought together…

Now Available: Mechatronics Research Report

Washington’s Centers of Excellence for Marine Manufacturing and Clean Energy recently commissioned Alan Hardcastle, PhD, Washington State University Social and Economic Sciences Research Center to research mechatronics current concepts and practices in the marine and energy industries. The report entitled Mechatronics in Washington State: Manufacturing, Energy and Martine Sectors identified a growing number of national…