From Dr. Sarah White, Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS), this 2010 paper discusses the value of developing a national skill credentialing system for the new energy economy. It outlines an American skills agenda and the need for a better, stronger, greener workforce system to support it. It describes what’s out there, focusing on national certifications in renewable energy and energy efficiency. The discussion concludes with a series of policy recommendations for federal, state, and workforce system stakeholders.
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Certifications & Industry Credentials, Policy & Funding Sources