Request for Information

Maine Offshore Wind Renewable Energy and Economic Development Program
The Maine Governor’s Energy Office (GEO) is now seeking public input through a Request for Information (RFI) to inform the State's first commercial offshore wind solicitation for the Gulf of Maine. The RFI seeks public input on Maine's commercial offshore wind solicitation approach and implementation, regional coordination, fisheries protection and engagement, ports, workforce, transmission, environmental impacts, and other topics. Responses collected through this RFI will be used by GEO and other state agencies to evaluate solicitation designs and consider key program objectives. There will be additional opportunities for public input throughout the ongoing solicitation design process, which is scheduled to be complete by July 2025. The RFI can be viewed here. The deadline for responses is June 21, 2024. To receive email updates on Maine's offshore wind program, including the solicitation process, visit this page

Request for Applications

Clean Energy Partnership Workforce Development Grant Program
The Clean Energy Partnership, an initiative of the Maine Governor’s Energy Office, is now seeking applications for clean energy and energy efficiency workforce development and training programs through a Request for Applications (RFA). This RFA makes $2,000,000 in Federal funds available to support Governor Mills’ goal of reaching 30,000 clean energy jobs in Maine by 2030. Qualified entities are encouraged to submit applications to provide clean energy and energy efficiency job training, job placement services, stipends, equipment, and curriculum to Maine residents 16 years and older. Programs supported by this RFA will help fulfill one or more of the following objectives: 1) enhance the pipeline of skilled workers entering the clean energy sector, 2) develop strong partnerships between clean energy businesses and the workforce development system and 3) increase understanding and awareness of the breadth of good jobs in the clean energy sector. This RFA, valued at $2,000,000 is supported by the Employment and Training Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor as part of an award amounting to 100% of $2,750,000 financed from federal funds, with 0% of $2,750,000 financed from state, local and/or non-governmental funds. The full RFA is available to view here (search for RFA# 202402047). An informational meeting regarding this opportunity was held on April 24, 2024 (meeting slides can be viewed here). The deadline to apply for funding through this RFA is May 24, 2024, no later than 11:59pm.  

Job Openings

Clean Energy Career Navigator Position with Maine Department of Labor
The Maine Department of Labor's Bureau of Employment Services is seeking someone with experience in workforce development or clean energy, infrastructure or construction sectors, to support jobseekers and employers in connecting with clean energy careers. This position focuses on coaching and connecting Maine residents and Mainers with credentials from other countries, states, or military experience to employment and training resources leading to well-paying clean energy jobs in Maine. Navigators work with clean energy employers, industry associations, and businesses to understand workforce needs/opportunities, employment requirements, culture, and environment to support recruitment, retention, and advancement efforts. The deadline to apply is May 23, 2024. To view the full job description, visit this page

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