Real support for Wind Power Ready trainees
The goal of Wind Power Ready goes beyond training wind technicians – we want to develop an offshore wind industry that benefits and includes disadvantaged communities. In addition to skills and career training, we’re partnering with the Center for Family Services to provide counseling and social services to participants. Through local partners, the program offers help with transportation, housing, childcare, and other obstacles that can hold people back from succeeding in their careers.
A new generation of Ørsted wind technicians
In Atlantic City, multiple new jobs for wind technicians will come from Ørsted. Following Wind Power Ready training, we will add program graduates to our New Jersey team, aligning our hiring with the environmental justice movement’s Justice40 Initiative. This is part of Ørsted’s commitment to creating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive clean energy industry.
Wind Power Ready: Atlantic City will offer accessible, paid training to locals interested in well-paid careers in green energy. The program has been deliberately designed to support members of disadvantaged communities, including those most harmed by climate change.
Workforce Development Director, Ørsted