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Title: California Workforce Education

California Workforce Education Training Needs
Assessment for Energy Efficiency and Demand-Side
Management (CWNA)
  • Low Income Oversight Board Meeting
  • San Diego, California
  • June 2, 2010

CWNA Project Genesis
  • Californias Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan (p.
  • In-depth statewide training education resource
    inventory needs assessment for strategic
    planning program delivery
  • Produce short-, near-, and long-term workforce
    strategies to support each sector of EE Strategic
    Plan, including low income
  • Energy Efficiency Budget Decision (D. 09-09-027)
  • Detailed inventory of workforce training programs
    across the state
  • Identification of collaborative opportunities to
    make the three year portfolio of IOU training
    programs responsive to findings
  • Public dissemination of findings

CWNA Overview
  • Estimate future need for workforce preparation
    given expected growth in energy efficiency, and
    demand response
  • Identify and assess Californias workforce
  • Workforce education and training programs
  • Employment information systems
  • Identify best practices for serving minority,
    low-income, and disadvantaged communities
  • Identify gaps and recommend workforce strategies
    for addressing gaps in Californias workforce
  • Identify potential collaborative relationships
    and disseminate results

CWNA Project Management
  • CPUC Staff
  • Kelly Hymes, Advisor to Commissioner Grueneich
  • Lisa Paulo, Energy Division
  • Southern California Edison
  • Carlos Hernandez, Project Manager
  • Robin Walther, Study Manager
  • Consultant
  • Carol Zabin, Project Manager, Donald Vial Center
    for Employment and the Green Economy, University
    of California at Berkeley
  • Sub-contractors include Research Into Action,
    Centers of Excellence, and Public/Private

CWNA Tasks
  • Understanding Californias workplace and
  • Task 1 Forces Shaping the Workforce and
    Workplace in California
  • Task 2 - Comprehensive Review of Californias
    Labor Markets for Energy Efficiency, Demand
    Response, Smart Meters, and Distributed
  • Assessing Californias assets, identifying gaps,
    and developing workforce development strategies
  • Task 3 Interests, strengths, and plans of
    primary collaborators
  • Task 4 Documentation and assessment of
    workforce development infrastructure (i.e.,
    educational and job training programs, employment
    information systems)
  • Task 5 Best practices to support participation
    of minority, low income, and disadvantaged
  • Task 6 Gap analysis and development of
    workforce strategies to address needs
  • Disseminating results
  • Task 7 Engagement of stakeholders planning and
    holding public meeting(s)

CWNA Status
  • Market sectors for focused analysis refined
  • Development of job and skill projections for
    market sectors underway
  • Residential and commercial retrofit markets
    selected for case studies
  • Interviews with key collaborators completed
  • Inventories and assessment of workforce education
    and job training programs progressing
  • Inventories and assessment of employment
    information systems underway
  • Inventories and assessment of K-12 preparatory
    and fundamental education programs progressing
  • Preparing plans and budgets for one or more
    public meeting(s)

Coordination with Other Studies
  • California Energy Commission Efforts
  • Integrated Energy Policy Report Update (final
    report scheduled for December 2010)
  • Three-year project to evaluate ARRA-funded
  • Employment Development Department Incorporation
    of detailed results from 2009 Green Business
  • Other related studies
  • Next 10/Collaborative Economics Shades of Green
  • Employment Development Departments
    occupation/skills analysis
  • Centers of Excellence environmental scans
  • ONETS Greening the World of Work

CWNA Timeline

Green Workforce Summit December 8, 2010
Final Report Mid-December 2010
Summit Report Winter 2010