Mandates On Zero Emission Vehicles Are Changing California’s Job Market. What You Should Know

Source: LAist

Jorge Sanchez has worked as an auto mechanic since he was 11 and is now looking to shift into solar energy and electric work. (Tom Glynn / LAist)

Electric vehicle maintenance students from Rio Hondo College and San Bernardino Valley College toured Advanced Clean Transportation Expo on May 4 to visit JETSI project partners Electrify America, Black & Veatch, Daimler Trucks North America and Volvo Trucks North America to gain industry insight and explore employment opportunities.

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Funding Partners

JETSI is jointly financed by California Air Resources Board and California Energy Commission ($26.98 million), MSRC ($8 million), and South Coast AQMD ($5.4 million), with an additional $21.7 million from Port of Long Beach, Port of Los Angeles, Southern California Edison, NFI, and Schneider. JETSI is part of California Climate Investments, a statewide program that puts billions of cap-and-trade dollars to work reducing greenhouse gas emissions, strengthening the economy, and improving public health and the environment, particularly in disadvantaged communities.