Innovation | Addition | Transition
Louisiana’s global energy leadership is rooted in our natural resources, logistical advantages, skilled workforce, all-of-the-above sector strategy and groundbreaking Climate Action Plan.
By supporting oil and gas interests while exploring hydrogen, solar, wind, alternative fuels, electric vehicle battery and CO2 reduction opportunities, Louisiana is seeing a major economic boost that is employing thousands and attracting billions of dollars in private investment.
Energy Transition Capital Investment
from Energy Transition Projects
miles of pipeline
LNG export facilities
Global hydrogen production is set to quadruple by 2030. Louisiana is preparing for the surge, establishing state and federal partnerships, upskilling members of a well-established energy workforce, and training future researchers and engineers.
As a legacy producer and service provider to the energy industry, Louisiana offers tremendous intellectual capital that can be leveraged to manufacture critical components, develop technology or optimize service operations critical to all energy industries.
LED FastStart, Louisiana’s nation-leading workforce training program, is crucial to the state’s energy transition, developing new skilled talent and training the sizable energy workforce that currently exists. Importantly, doing so betters the state’s ability to diversify its economy while improving education, training, and job opportunities.
“In Louisiana, we have the natural resources, the ingenuity, the geology, the people and the infrastructure to transform the power industry as we know it.”
- Bill Fontenot, Cleco President and CEO
Louisiana’s extensive port system, proximity to the Gulf of Mexico, and central location in the southern U.S. combine with an integrated network of railroads, interstates and pipelines to provide unparalleled access to U.S. and global markets.