Powering the Future: A Massachusetts Clean Energy Workforce Needs Assessment

The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the clean energy workforce needed to meet the state’s ambitious 2030 greenhouse gas emission reduction targets, coupled with strategies to expand and diversify the clean energy workforce.

The clean energy industry will need to add more than 38,000 new clean energy workers by the end of the decade to meet our climate targets, growing the current clean energy workforce of 104,000 workers by 37%

First Commercial-Scale Offshore Wind Project Underway Off MA Coast

Discover the impact of Vineyard Wind I, the U.S.'s first commercial-scale offshore wind project, from the perspective of the skilled workers who are making it happen. Take a video tour and witness firsthand how this groundbreaking industry is positively impacting the families and communities of Massachusetts.

Our Focus

MassCEC funds climate solution innovation to meet Massachusetts emission reduction goals while growing the state’s clean energy economy.

Bringing Clean Energy Solutions to the Market

Listen to MassCEC's Senior Program Manager Tom Chase on the Eight Minutes podcast to learn more about how MassCEC is addressing the barriers to implementing clean energy solutions. It will only take eight minutes! 

Come to Massachusetts

You may be aware that Massachusetts is home to top-notch universities, a vibrant economy, and championship sports teams. Did you know that we also have the highest percentage of clean energy workers per capita in the U.S. and our clean energy community includes the largest cleantech incubator in the country

Thirty-two hundred (3,200) MW of offshore wind will be built off our coast starting in 2023, with at least 2,400 MW more coming, and we're training workers of all skill levels and ages for these exciting new jobs while expanding our busy Wind Technology Testing Center and New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal. We're committed to leading the clean energy transition and we welcome you, your company, your great ideas, and your passion for creating a better world into our supportive network of researchers, entrepreneurs, and investors. Come to Massachusetts, we can't wait to work with you!




View funding opportunities offered by MassCEC programs, such as grants, investments, and consulting services we need.

EmPower Massachusetts

Funding type
Award Potential
$300,000 (Priority Track Implementation), $150,000 (Non-Priority Track Implementation), $50,000 (Innovation & Capacity Building)
Application Deadline
Innovation and Capacity Building: Rolling through April 3, 2024; Implementation: October 18, 2023 and April 3, 2024

MassCEC Supports Innovation

Clean energy innovators explain how MassCEC's support and funding plays a critical role in their success (2 min.)



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