(1) Evaluate how workforce opportunities in the clean-energy industry can provide just transitions for displaced energy workers in the State.
(2) Identify opportunities to maximize job creation and workforce development in the State's clean-energy industry, being particularly mindful of the job creation and workforce development in historically underrepresented populations and environmental justice communities.
(3) Recommend policies that will create high-quality family and community-sustaining jobs in the clean-energy economy.
(4) Develop strategies to address current and future supply chain vulnerabilities and challenges in the clean-energy manufacturing industry.
(5) Identify how to expand access to high-quality clean-energy jobs for environmental justice communities and other frontline communities that have faced historical inequities.
(6) Assess the types of support that local governments will need to help communities develop their own community energy, climate, and job plans.
(7) Evaluate initiatives, including the Public Schools Carbon-Free Assessment programs, to retrofit schools for energy efficiencies to create a safe, healthy, cost-effective school environment, while contributing to an environmentally sustainable State.