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Get Into Energy CT is provided by the Connecticut Energy Workforce Development Consortium (CTEWDC), a public-private partnership of representatives from energy-related businesses, government, and academia.

Use the Get Into Energy CT resource for:
  • Explore education and training programs by geography and specialization. (Click Here)
  • Find available jobs in the energy industry (Click Here)
  • Learn about other organizations contributing to energy workforce development. (Click Here)

Our mission is to meet the evolving workforce needs of Connecticut’s traditional and alternative energy suppliers and energy-efficiency companies.

For additional information, contact Laurie Shuckerow at laurie.shuckerow@eversource.com or Susan Winkel at susan.winkel@uinet.com


Energize CT
May 14, 2018
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Let’s build a bridge to a reliable, efficient, affordable energy future

Connecticut has many assets that can help us grow our economy, create jobs, and address our serious fiscal challenges. But one significant competitive hurdle that must […]
April 22, 2018
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Growing CT’s Economy & Protecting the Environment

Lets Put Efficiency First Energy Efficiency programs make economic sense, protect our energy stability, human health and provide climate change impact mitigation. Energy Efficiency retrofits are […]
April 22, 2018
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Gateway Community College: Public Utility Management

The nature of public utility operations is rapidly changing as the industries face common challenges, such as an aging workforce, aging infrastructure, increasing regulation, and increasing […]
April 20, 2018
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Every dollar invested in Connecticut energy efficiency generates $7 into state economy

Every dollar invested in energy efficiency generates $7 back into Connecticut’s economy, according to a report by the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Board. The 2017 Programs and Operations […]
April 10, 2018
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Wind, fuel cell developers pitch over two dozen projects

Wind and fuel cell developers have unveiled 27 projects they want to build, should they get the blessing of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. […]
March 23, 2018
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4 reasons Connecticut residents pay highest electric rates

For years, Connecticut residents have paid some of the highest electric rates in the country, causing many homeowners and businesses to wonder why their bills are […]
March 23, 2018
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Connecticut Households Ranked As Biggest Spenders On Energy

Because of our big houses, cold winters, concentration of fuel oil heating, and, most painfully, high electricity costs and fuel oil prices, Connecticut is the state […]
March 23, 2018
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Millstone Wants Access to Bigger Markets for its Electricity

The owner of Millstone Nuclear Power Station, struggling with competition from cheap and abundant natural gas, is seeking state help from lawmakers who may be eager […]
December 8, 2017
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Innovation in Finance Sparks New Model for Public/Private Investment in Clean Energy

The Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation announced in July that the Connecticut Green Bank had won this year’s Innovations in American Government Award. […]
December 8, 2017
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5 of the Fastest Growing Jobs in Clean Energy

Finding a new job can be tough. One way to maximize your odds is to look for opportunities in clean energy. It’s one of the fastest-growing, […]
June 19, 2017
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CT energy industry facing workforce shortages

Connecticut’s aging workforce is causing another industry headaches: Energy. The state’s graying workforce and a lack of technical skills are the biggest barriers to meeting increased […]
June 5, 2017
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House Proud: Loving the land with a low-impact home

As Gerald O’Hara advised his daughter Scarlett: “Land is the only thing in the world that amounts to anything.” And it was the land that brought […]
May 23, 2017
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Energy industry turns to CT colleges for worker pipeline

Colleges often talk to local companies to gauge their future workforce needs, searching for opportunities to build new programs to help fill the gaps and attract […]