Good news for Jersey residents:
Energy-efficiency work is on the rise in New Jersey, according to PSEG. And the state’s largest gas and electric delivery public utility wants to provide residents with the right training for careers in the sector.
As part of its Clean Energy Jobs program, PSEG announced April 6 an initiative to provide low- to moderate-income residents with the skills needed to succeed in the energy-efficiency sector. The program is designed to put up to 2,000 people to work in the field, the company said.
According to PSEG, its program has already put about 700 people to work to support the utility’s $1 billion energy-efficiency initiative, which also aims to help customers save money, reduce their energy use and shrink their carbon footprint. Hiring is expected to continue this year. Read the full article on NJ Biz.