Center for Energy Workforce Development Sets Goals

April 2007
American Gas;Apr2007, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p38
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the Center for Energy Workforce Development (CEWD) of energy utilities in the U.S. The American Gas Association (AGA), Edison Electric Institute Inc., Nuclear Energy Institute and National Rural Energy Cooperative Association have collaborated to form the CEWD in order to decrease the amount of time it takes to create educational programs. This non-profit organization will also help improve the skill levels of graduates, and increase the number of people who want to work for utilities. According to LaSharn Moreland of AGA, they are now conducting a nationwide workforce survey that will provide critical information on the state of the energy utility workforce. Details about the CEWD initiatives that are accomplished in 2006 are outlined.


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