Rhode Island training program to support offshore wind sector

(The Center Square) – Rhode Island residents seeking employment in offshore wind will benefit from a new training program.Gov. Dan McKee, along wit...

August 5, 2022
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(The Center Square) – Rhode Island residents seeking employment in offshore wind will benefit from a new training program.Gov. Dan McKee, along with labor and higher education officials and officials from Orsted and Eversource, announced Wednesday a new partnership that brings together higher education, workforce development, and labor organizations that is designed to provide state residents with the education and training necessary to work in the energy sector.'Our state has a historic, once-in-a-generation opportunity before us to capitalize on its position as the leader in wind and renewable energy, creating good-paying jobs and protecting Rhode Island's future, while being well-positioned to lead the way in fighting the climate crisis,' McKee said in a release.

Brent Addleman