Careers: Careers in Green Energy, 1st Edition

  • Published By: Palgrave MacMillan
  • ISBN-10: 1682179362
  • ISBN-13: 9781682179369
  • DDC: 621.042023
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 350 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released March 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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As positions in green energy continue to emerge, students can look forward to working in a dynamic industry that allows them to pursue a career in the areas of manufacturing, research and development, building and construction, agriculture, sales, and service. Opportunities in green energy might lead to positions at companies, national laboratories, and research facilities engaged in either developing or delivering alternative energy sources, such as solar and wind, or those who work to integrate green energy into infrastructure and construction. This volume provides need-to-know information on various careers in the area of green energy, and provides detailed information on 26 different career paths, including: Solar energy systems engineer; Solar panel installer; Wind energy engineer; Industrial production manager; Architect; Urban planner; and Compliance officer.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Publisher's Note.
Introduction to Careers in Green Energy.
1: Architect.
2: Biofuels: Overview.
3: Chemist.
4: Civil Engineer.
5: Construction & Building Inspector.
6: The Smart Grid: Overview.
7: Electrical & Electronics Engineer.
8: Energy Auditor.
9: Energy Conservation & Use Technician.
10: Energy Engineer.
11: Geologist & Hydrologist.
12: Geothermal Energy: Overview.
13: Heating & Cooling Technician.
14: Industrial Designer.
15: Industrial Engineer.
16: Insulation Worker.
17: Meteorologist.
18: Mining and Geological Engineer.
19: Nuclear Engineer.
20: Power Plant Operator.
21: Renewable Energy Technician.
22: Roofer.
23: Solar Energy: Overview.
24: Solar Energy System Installer.
25: Urban and Regional Planner.
26: Water & Wastewater Engineer.
27: Wind Energy: Overview.
28: Wind Energy Engineer.
What Are Your Career Interests?.
General Bibliography.