Focus on the Energy Industry
Energy powers our lives. The men and women that work in the energy industry provide a vital service that we rely on 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Businesses and communities depend on this reliable source of economical energy to grow and innovate.
The energy industry does more than deliver electricity and natural gas. Educating customers on the safe and effective use of their products is an important component to their services. In Wisconsin, energy companies have partnered with Focus on Energy to help 2.8 million customers save $730 million dollars through energy efficiency improvements since 2001.
Within the energy industry there is a wide diversity of careers available. There are skilled craft and administrative positions. Nearly 50 percent of the energy workforce is becoming eligible for retirement in the next few years, opening opportunities for new workers. The Wisconsin energy industry employs approximately 10, 675 people.
The energy industry is changing as society trends toward renewable energy, increased cyber security and smart homes. Employees in the energy industry will respond and shape Wisconsin’s energy future for the 21st century. Employees can make a difference with a rewarding, well-paying and exciting career in the energy industry.
Occupational Workforce Links
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The latest news about Wisconsin's exciting energy industry; including company expansions and hiring news and industry updates.
View a quick list of jobs available for energy occupations.
Post-secondary programs for the energy industries, including Wisconsin Technical College System.
Relevant Apprenticeship Information
Relevant Apprenticeship Information for Youth
Job Center and Eligible Training Providers/Programs
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
Information on the Office of Skills Development's Grant Program