Vineyard Wind to develop nation-leading offshore wind labor pool in Massachusetts

By Michelle Froese Earlier this month, Vineyard Wind announced that its $2 million “Wind Workforce” initiative will recruit, mentor, and train local, Massachusetts residents for high-skills careers in the offshore wind industry. The program, which will be undertaken in partnership with vocational schools, community colleges, and other local organizations, is part of Vineyard Wind’s proposal to construct a large, utility-scale wind energy project off the coast of Massachusetts.
With site construction set to begin in 2019, Vineyard Wind is positioned as the first project in the Massachusetts Clean Energy 83C solicitation process that will deliver significant job opportunities to residents across the Commonwealth and

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