Regional Perspectives on the
Advanced Energy Workforce

Regional economic partners enable connections to local communities, creating channels for TESC to deliver opportunities for new skills development and family-wage employment.

California Statewide

California’s decarbonization policies create significant growth opportunities for regional economies which can be realized only through new workforce capabilities.

Addressing a statewide gap of 255,000 workers annually in the Advanced Energy Economy, TESC and its regional partners offer skills development that benefits these citizens while improving the state’s triple bottom line of Economy, Equity, and the Environment.

23%255,000 13.4%2.4 million76%Currently employed in Energy, Construction, & Utilities. The Sector contributes significant value to the state’s economic growth and environmental progress.Job openings annually. Opportunities for family wage careers are abundant across all regions.Of Californians are subjected to economic and environmental distress. 9,500,000 Californians live in designated Disadvantaged Communities AND poor air quality in the 75th percentile or higher.Unemployment in economically and environmentally distressed communities. 1,300,000 residents are unemployed in Designated Communities AND poor air quality in the 75th percentile or higher. Of employers say it’s difficult or very difficult to hire qualified workers.
23%13.4%76%255,000Of employers say it’s difficult or very difficult to hirequalified workers.2.4 millionCurrently employed in Energy, Construction, & Utilities.The Sector contributes significant value to the state’seconomic growth and environmental progress.Of Californians are subjected to economic andenvironmental distress. 9,500,000 Californians live indesignated Disadvantaged Communities AND poor airquality in the 75th percentile or higher.Unemployment in economically and environmentallydistressed communities. 1,300,000 residents areunemployed in Designated Communities AND poor airquality in the 75th percentile or higher.Job openings annually. Opportunities for family wagecareers are abundant across all regions.

A Regional Approach

TESC facilitates regional skills development for new workers to (1) enter and succeed in the Trades and (2) implement automation that reduces carbon footprint of those buildings and industrial processes that impact their local community.

$24B
Bay Area is characterized by a booming construction industry and new business growth in the technology sector.
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823,000
Los Angeles and Orange County employ over 800,000 in the energy, construction, and utilities sector.

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400%
Increase in venture capital investments from 2016-Q4 to 2018-Q4.

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350,000
Jobs created since the economic recovery began in 2011.


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