Tools for a Greener Tomorrow: Opportunities for the Emerging EE Workforce


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Kateri Callahan
President, Alliance to Save Energy
7th Annual Green Campus Energy Efficiency Summit
January 31, 2011

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Tools for a Greener Tomorrow: Opportunities for the Emerging EE Workforce

  1. 1. Tools for a Greener Tomorrow:  T l f G TOpportunities for the Emerging  pp g g EE Workforce Kateri Callahan President, Alliance to Save Energy January 31, 2011 y ,
  2. 2. Presentation Overview A few words about “your sponsor” “Clean Energy” – more than a fad gy Globally: building a world of “green” work opportunities The U.S.: building a clean energy economy C lif California: a state with a b i ht green i t t ith bright economic future Green Campus Interns – at the right place at the right time
  3. 3. What is the Alli t S E ?Alliance 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  The Alliance Environ‐ Business Organization: Leaders to  mental  Save Energy Groups Staffed by 80+ professionals 33 years of experience 33 years of experience $12 million annual budget Recognized as the premier  energy efficiency organization  ffi i i i Academia in the world
  4. 4. What is the  Alliance to Save Energy?  Alli t S E ? The Alliance to Save Energy promotes energy efficiency worldwide to achieve a  healthier economy, a cleaner environment and greater energy security. h l hi l i d i - 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 Calif Dept of Justice E l Whirlpool Whi l l 3M CA Energy  CA E Duke Energy D k E White & Case T Whi & C Tyco Electronics El i 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 All Sectors of the EconomySectors of the Econom 171 companies, organizations, and institutions in Associates Program 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 deployment market transformation and communications
  7. 7. Program Areas Program AreasEducationIndustry and UtilitiesBuildingsInternational i lPublic and Corporate Relations Public and Corporate RelationsPolicy and ResearchCommunications
  8. 8. Why Energy Efficiency?America s Greatest Energy ResourceAmerica’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 gy y 52 Petroleum 37 Natural Gas 24 Coal 22 Nuclear Electric Power 8 Biomass 4 Conventional Hydroelectric y 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….fad 18 Other Oth renewables bl 16 Biomass Hydro valent 14 Nuclear billion tonne of oil equiv 12 Gas Oil 10 Coal 8 es 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 more than a fad…. than a fad
  12. 12. Why energy efficiency is more than a fad….f d Source:  McKinsey Global Institute
  13. 13. Globally A race to invest…… A race to in est 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  $ y 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 funds  global green stimulus fundsSource: HSBC Global Research Report, September 2009
  14. 14. Globally Following the money trail…… Following the money trail Ranking by country: Percentage of “green” stimulus funds:From May 2009 HSBC Report Building a Green Recovery
  15. 15. In the U.S.A looming employment gap…Al i l t …Up to half of the energy  industry workforce are over  the age of 50 and will retire  th f 50 d ill ti within five to ten years.  within five to ten years Source:  Employment and Training Administration
  16. 16. In the U.S.New sources of fundingNew sources of funding…….Clean Energy Investments from the American Recovery and Reinvestment  Act (ARRA) A t (ARRA) Energy Efficiency $29B Renewable Generation $21B $ Grid Modernization $10B Advanced Vehicles and Fuels  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 Equipment Over $90 billion in Clean Energy Investments Manufacturing tax credits $2B
  17. 17. And Clean Energy Economy = Energy Efficiency InvestmentsE Effi i I t t EE in the ARRA: Up to $65b  towards efficiency y
  18. 18. Growing sources of funding…….Growing sources of funding Source: Consortium for Energy Efficiency, 2009 Annual Report
  19. 19. And investment =JOBS 3,500,000 3,000,000 2,500,000 2 500 000 ons of Jobs Clean Energy Jobs 2,000,000 1,500,000 Total Public  Total PublicMillio 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.
  20. 20. Training =U S Cl E W kfU.S. Clean Energy Workforce $100M Energy  Training  Training Partnership Grants Snapshot:  Northwest  Energy Efficiency Council  awarded $3.2M $190M SESP and  $ Training Grants $500,000,000  for a Clean  f Cl $50M State  $50M St t Snapshot:  Indiana  S h I di employment agency  Department of  Energy  market research Workforce Development  Workforce awarded $6M $5M Green Capacity  Building Grants Snapshot:  Florida  Institute for Workforce  Institute for Workforce $150M Pathways  Innovation awarded  out of Poverty  $100,000 Green Job Training
  21. 21. …a new way of doing business!
  22. 22. A Clean Energy Workforce…in Californiain California  211,000 jobs created this decade in  energy efficiency, distributed generation, energy efficiency, distributed generation, and demand response industries  500,000 new workers in those  same industries by 2020 industries by 2020
  23. 23. It begins with the Green Campus workforceCampus workforce UC Santa Barbara UC Santa Barbara Green Campus Team Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Chico Green Campus Team
  24. 24. “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones weve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.been waiting for We are the change that we seek ”Barack Obama
  25. 25. Thank you! Kateri Callahan Kateri