While student interest is growing, school officials say many are still unaware of the high demand from employers.
Climate and clean energy groups are already laying the groundwork for their 2020 legislative strategy.
The agreement between Xcel Energy and clean energy advocates also includes building 3,000 megawatts of solar.
Utility regulators’ move to create a formal long-term energy planning process could lead to a shake-up in the Southeast’s electricity mix.
The legislation would offer cities money to build microgrids, buy electric vehicles, and prepare for climate change.