Careers in Renewable Energy: Get A Green Energy Job

Careers in Renewable Energy: Get A Green Energy Job

by Gregory McNamee
     
 

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Numerous job opportunities can be found in the fast-growing field of renewable energy. This timely, straight-to-the-point book on green energy careers discusses solar and wind energy, geothermal, hydroelectric and marine energy, bioenergy, hydrogen energy, green building, energy management, green transportation and more. Resources include training / workshops /… See more details below

Overview

Numerous job opportunities can be found in the fast-growing field of renewable energy. This timely, straight-to-the-point book on green energy careers discusses solar and wind energy, geothermal, hydroelectric and marine energy, bioenergy, hydrogen energy, green building, energy management, green transportation and more. Resources include training / workshops / schools, professional associations, publications and reference web sites. Also includes a glossary and index.

Editorial Reviews

GreenMuze
“It simply doesn't get any better than this. If you buy one book to help you find a career in renewable energy, make it this one. Hands down, the best green job book on the market today.”
School Library Journal

Gr 7 Up

This handy text reviews careers in solar, wind, geothermal, and hydroelectric energy, hydrogen energy and fuel cells, and nuclear energy as well as employment in green building, management, and transportation. The underlying theme-knowledge is power-aids in the common organization of each chapter, which begins with a brief factual introduction and explains career opportunities, salaries, and required education. A brief bibliography follows each chapter. A broad appendix includes a list of 50 schools where students can study for careers in renewable energy and Web sites for job listings, workshops, and professional organizations, as well as contact information for state energy offices. Illustrations and informative sidebars are scattered throughout. Edifying and accessible, this volume will be a welcome addition for career centers and environmental collections.-Patricia Ann Owens, Wabash Valley College, Mt. Carmel, IL

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780977372430
Publisher:
Pixyjack Pr Llc
Publication date:
03/28/2008
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

What People are saying about this

Jonathan Hill
“This useful book is long overdue. More and more often, I receive calls from people across the country wanting to know how to get into solar; what kind of training and experience is required, and where to get it. Finally a resource that definitively answers these questions and much more.” --Jonathan Hill, Solar Applications Engineer — Sierra Solar Systems
Scott Sklar
“The green industries are growing at an unforeseen rate, and are concerned with meeting their growth potential. This book is the perfect guide to gain a foothold in these dynamic industries." --Scott Sklar, President — The Stella Group, Ltd.
Dr. Cortney Martin
“This book is an enjoyable read, succinct yet complete. It's a must-have for anyone considering a new or different career in renewable energy, or anyone advising them! And if you weren't already considering a new career? You might after you read THIS book!" --Dr. Cortney Martin, Virginia Tech
Peter Vogt
“Careers in Renewable Energy will open your students' eyes to the many possibilities that already exist, as well as ones that are bound to unfold in the years ahead." -- Peter Vogt, Campus Career Counselor publication
Susan T. Schleith
“This book is a gem! For those who are searching for a rewarding career in renewable energy, this is the place to start. It is chock full of important information and resources that will guide you on your journey. I highly recommend it.”--Susan T. Schleith, Education Coordinator, Florida Solar Energy Center
Bill Richardson
“The clean energy economy is booming across the United States and around the world. Careers in Renewable Energy is a sophisticated—and user-friendly—guide for finding meaningful job opportunities in the renewable energy sector." --Bill Richardson, Governor of New Mexico

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