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Tools for a Greener Tomorrow


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Kateri Callahan

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Tools for a Greener Tomorrow

  1. 1. Tools for a Greener Tomorrow:Opportunities for the Emerging EE Workforce Kateri Callahan President, Alliance to Save Energy January 31, 2011
  2. 2. Presentation Overview A few words about “your sponsor” “Clean Energy” – more than a fad Globally: building a world of “green” work opportunities The U.S.: building a clean energy economy California: a state with a bright green economic future Green Campus Interns – at the right place at the right time
  3. 3. What is theAlliance to Save Energy?Mission: To promote energy efficiency Policy worldwide to achieve a Leaders healthier economy, a cleaner environment, and greater energy security. The Alliance Environ- BusinessOrganization: Leaders to mental Save Energy Groups Staffed by 80+ professionals 33 years of experience $12 million annual budget Recognized as the premier energy efficiency organization Academia in the world
  4. 4. What is the Alliance to Save Energy? The Alliance to Save Energy promotes energy efficiency worldwide to achieve a healthier economy, a cleaner environment and greater energy security. - Non-profit organization headquartered in U.S.; operations world-wide - Led by Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Peter Darbee, Chairman of the Board, CEO and President, PG&E Corporation - Includes 13 Members of Congress – Bi-Cameral; Bi-Partisan - Also includes environmental, consumer, and trade associations heads, state and local policy makers, corporate executives
  5. 5. Board of Bob Dixon Frank Murray Robert Pratt Directors Siemens NYSERDA GreenerU First Vice-Chair Secretary Treasurer Tom Grumbly Geoffrey Hunt Tom King Peter Smith Roger Duncan Jorge Carrasco Thomas Kuhn Stephen Brobeck Francis Beinecke Lockheed Martin OSRAM SYLVANIA National Grid Pataki Cahill Roger Duncan Seattle City Light EEI CFA NRDC Consulting Julia Levin John Rowe Dave Szczupak Kevin Ries Anthony Eggert James Rogers Earle O’Donnell Rob Shaddock Calif. Dept. of Justice Exelon Whirlpool 3M CA Energy Duke Energy White & Case Tyco Electronics CommissionWilliam A. Nitze Robert Foster Tom Dreessen Dean Langford Lynda Ziegler Doug May Michael Lawrence John Fox Terry McCallister Oceana Long Beach EEPIC Ltd. SCE Dow Johns Manville Perseus, LLC Washington Gas
  6. 6. Working with and Across AllSectors of the Economy 171 companies, organizations, and institutions in Associates Program Associates Program membership represents all economic sectors Initiatives underway in research, policy advocacy, education, technology deployment, market transformation and communications
  7. 7. Program AreasEducationIndustry and UtilitiesBuildingsInternationalPublic and Corporate RelationsPolicy and ResearchCommunications
  8. 8. Why Energy Efficiency?America’s Greatest Energy Resource Energy Efficiency and Conservation Improvements Since 1973 Have Reduced Annual Energy Consumption by 52 Quads in 2008 Energy Efficiency and Conservation 52 Petroleum 37 Natural Gas 24 Coal 22 Nuclear Electric Power 8 Biomass 4 Conventional Hydroelectric 2 Geothermal, Solar and Wind 1 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 Quads Energy Efficiency and Conservation 2008 Domestic Production Net Imports Alliance to Save Energy, June 2009
  9. 9. Why Energy Efficiency?Enormous Savings AVOIDING roughly 2.5 billion tons of CO2 annually Saving roughly $400 billion annually
  10. 10. Why Clean Energy is more than afad…. 18 Other renewables 16 Biomass Hydro billion tonnes of oil equivalent 14 Nuclear 12 Gas Oil 10 Coal 8 6 4 2 0 1980 1990 2000 2010 2020 2030 Global demand grows by more than half over the next quarter of a century, with coal use rising most in absolute terms
  11. 11. Why energy efficiency is morethan a fad….
  12. 12. Why energy efficiency is more than afad…. Source: McKinsey Global Institute
  13. 13. Globally A race to invest…… A “headstart” on renewables and other climate-related business Global revenues from climate-related businesses rose by 75 percent in 2008 to $530 billion Climate-related business revenue could exceed $2 trillion by 2020 Energy efficiency recorded the highest investment return at 30% Keeping up the pace… Energy efficiency will receive $184 billion (53%) of the $350 billion in global green stimulus fundsSource: HSBC Global Research Report, September 2009
  14. 14. Globally Following the money trail…… Ranking by country: Percentage of “green” stimulus funds:From May 2009 HSBC Report Building a Green Recovery
  15. 15. GloballyCreating a Clean Energy Workforce… MHRP– – GANE3 Global Action Network for Energy Efficiency Education Municipal ENGAGE HeatingEnergy Education and C-3E – Clean EMPOWER Empowerment Women’s Initiative Reform ENABLE Project
  16. 16. In the U.S.A looming employment gap… …Up to half of the energy industry workforce are over the age of 50 and will retire within five to ten years. Source: Employment and Training Administration
  17. 17. In the U.S.New sources of funding…….Clean Energy Investments from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Energy Efficiency $29B Renewable Generation $21B Grid Modernization $10B Advanced Vehicles and Fuels Technologies $6B Traditional Transit and High- Speed Rail $18B Carbon Capture and Sequestration $3B Green Innovation and Job Training $3B Clean Energy EquipmentOver $90 billion in Clean Energy Investments Manufacturing tax credits $2B
  18. 18. And Clean Energy Economy =Energy Efficiency Investments EE in the ARRA: Up to $65b towards efficiency
  19. 19. Growing sources of funding……. Source: Consortium for Energy Efficiency, 2009 Annual Report
  20. 20. And investment =JOBS 3,500,000 3,000,000 2,500,000Millions of Jobs Clean Energy Jobs 2,000,000 1,500,000 Total Public Investment Jobs 1,000,000 500,000 0 2010: Q1 2010: Q2 2010: Q3 Through 2012 *In these figures, a Clean Energy job does not account for clean energy jobs in human capitol, environmental cleanup and preservation, clean energy transportation, or efficient building infrastructure.
  21. 21. Training =U.S. Clean Energy Workforce $100M Energy Training Partnership Grants Snapshot: Northwest Energy Efficiency Council awarded $3.2M $190M SESP and Training Grants $500,000,000 for a Clean $50M State Snapshot: Indiana employment agency Department of Energy market research Workforce Development Workforce awarded $6M $5M Green Capacity Building Grants Snapshot: Florida Institute for Workforce $150M Pathways Innovation awarded out of Poverty $100,000 Green Job Training
  22. 22. …a new way of doingbusiness!
  23. 23. A Clean Energy Workforce…in California  211,000 jobs created this decade in energy efficiency, distributed generation, and demand response industries  500,000 new workers in those same industries by 2020
  24. 24. It begins with the GreenCampus workforce UC Santa Barbara Green Campus Team Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Chico Green Campus Team
  25. 25. “Change will not come if we wait for some otherperson or some other time. We are the ones wevebeen waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”Barack Obama
  26. 26. Thank you! Kateri