POSITION: Barbara Hins-Turner, Executive Director
PHONE NUMBER: 360-807-4087
The renewable energy industry globally, nationally, and in Washington state is in the midst of tremendous change. Significant growth in the renewable energy sector has occurred in recent years and forecasts show that this trend will continue. Washington state on the leading edge of new developments in renewable energy and the state is well position to accelerate the shift toward a clean energy economy to support state environmental and economic goals. However, the future growth in renewables depends on a well-qualified workforce to design, build, operate, and maintain renewable energy plants and equipment. For more information about training and education, visit the Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy, a nationally recognized model providing strategic coordination for the energy industry’s skilled workforce in the Pacific Northwest (Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Utah).