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NETL Webinar Focuses on Energy Workforce Needs

What does the future hold for energy and advanced manufacturing jobs? Find out when the NETL Regional Workforce Initiative hosts the webinar “Predicting Future Regional and National Energy Workforce Needs” on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

NETL will be joined by representatives of the Tri-State Energy and Advanced Manufacturing (TEAM) Consortium and the Energy Futures Initiative (EFI) for a discussion about the short- and long-term employment challenges and opportunities facing the energy and advanced manufacturing sector.

Speakers from both TEAM Consortium and the EFI will present information on jobs, data trends and analyses of regional workforce issues. The webinar will also explore the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on job growth in the energy industry, as well as highlight approaches and activities to encourage growth in energy and advanced manufacturing technology.

Anthony Armaly, federal coordinator, NETL Regional Workforce Initiative, will introduce featured presenters Elizabeth McIntyre, director, TEAM Consortium, and David Foster, distinguished associate, EFI.

Click here to register for this free webinar.

About the NETL Regional Workforce Initiative (RWFI). The NETL RWFI is a platform for engagement and collaboration among stakeholders who are essential for the deployment of U.S. Department of Energy and NETL technological research investments that generate economic development and job opportunities for the region and the nation. NETL RWFI has engaged with nearly 700 regional and national stakeholders from 377 institutions and organizations across academic, industry, government and non-government organizations to provide data and information about energy-related jobs and explain the economic impact of energy and advanced manufacturing research at NETL.

About TEAM Consortium. The consortium is supported by a dedicated group of regional partners across Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia who are committed to building a skilled workforce for the tri-state area. TEAM Consortium brings together partners from industry, higher education, and workforce and economic development organizations to build clear and accessible pathways to energy and manufacturing jobs in the region.

About the Energy Futures Initiative. The EFI team and its global network of experts understand current energy markets, trends and needs. EFI applies its collective talent and knowledge to provide public and private decision-makers with strategic insights, advance synergistic clean energy technologies and policies at home and around the world, convene leaders from various sectors to forge practical implementable climate change solutions, and promote strong communities and a 21st century energy workforce.

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory develops and commercializes advanced technologies that provide clean energy while safeguarding the environment. NETL’s work supports DOE’s mission to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy and environmental challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.