Solicitation - Massachusetts Offshore Wind Workforce Training and Development

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) invites applications for projects to advance offshore wind workforce training projects in Massachusetts.  Proposed projects must be responsive to high priority industry needs and opportunities, and must be designed to advance the offshore wind workforce, including through skills training and/or health, safety, and environmental training.

The lead applicant must be either (1) an accredited Massachusetts higher education institution offering 2 or 4 year degrees; (2) an accredited Massachusetts vocational school; (3) a community-based non-profit organization with 501(c)(3) status and located in Massachusetts; (4) a local labor union; or (5) an established private workforce training provider in Massachusetts.  Applicants may be an individual company, organization or institution, or may be a team of such entities.

Applications must be submitted by email to by Friday, November 30, 2018, and must contain "Solicitation – Offshore Wind Workforce" in the email subject line. Only complete responses will be considered.

The Solicitation as revised on November 8, 2018 (Revision Two) can be found here.

Also find frequently asked questions and answers here

All inquiries should be submitted by email to and must contain "Solicitation – Offshore Wind Workforce" in the email subject line.

Relevant Dates:

Solicitation Posted

October 1, 2018

Optional Bidders Conference

October 23, 2018

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

MassCEC Office

63 Franklin Street, 3rd Floor

Boston, MA 02110

Deadline for Written Questions

November 2, 2018

Final Questions and Answers Posted to MassCEC Website

November 16, 2018

Applications Due

November 30, 2018 at 5:00 PM EST

Anticipated Announcement of Awards