Numerous reports have been published highlighting the efforts of large, energy-intensive industries to make their operations more energy efficient.
This briefing focuses on IEP-related jobs and workforce development needs and assets in the Midwest. It aims to:
- give state and local policy makers, economic developers and education and training providers a brief snapshot of the career and educational pathways for IEP in the region;
- explain what IEP is and provide context for identifying workforce needs in technical and nontechnical skills and knowledge for IEP systems, technologies, processes and regulations;
- provide a snapshot for existing and emerging job opportunities in IEP and describe the related skills, training and certifications; and
- highlight considerations for future workforce needs related to the implementation of ISO 50001 and requisite changes in workplace behavior and workforce competencies.