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Support Local Economic Development and Job Creation

Include a Job Training Component in Your RFI/RFP

If you issue an RFI or RFP for a project in which you will be a major off-taker, you can include language that requires developers to provide job training during the development process. Here are a few sample RFPs and policies that include language on job trainings:

You could also contact local and national organizations focusing on solar job training, such as GRID Alternatives, to see how they approach job training for community solar.