Maryland Department of Labor
Project Title: Maryland Works for Wind
Region (applicant-defined)/State(s) or territory served: Central Maryland, the Eastern Shore of Maryland, and Maryland’s Capital Region
Phase (applicant-defined): System Development
Award Amount: $22,952,185
Key Industry / Industries: Energy and Resilience
Project Narrative (applicant submitted) (PDF)
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The Maryland Department of Labor will support the growing offshore wind industry by implementing a new apprenticeship model. In partnership with leading employers – including Chesapeake Shipbuilding, Crystal Steel Fabricators, US Wind, and Orsted Offshore North America – and seven local unions, this awardee will build a training model that meets the needs of employers and local communities. With a focus on formerly incarcerated individuals, veterans, disconnected youth, and other underserved populations, the awardee will train thousands of individuals to enter well-paying jobs in the industry.
The project narrative included above is what was submitted by the applicants. The final EDA-approved scope of work may differ.