Exploring a growing industry and connecting to local opportunities
“Massachusetts’ clean energy industry reached more than 111,800 workers statewide, representing 3.1 percent of the state’s workforce. Clean energy employment has increased by 86 percent since 2010, with nearly 52,000 new clean energy workers over that period.” 2019 Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry Report
Clean and renewable energy sources, such as wind turbines, solar panels and biofuels, are increasingly familiar to all of us. Likewise, when it comes to energy conservation and efficiency, the materials, technology and services available to us are constantly improving. Here in Massachusetts, the clean energy industry is more important than ever, as we strive to meet the growing energy demands of consumers through sustainable methods.
But what career opportunities are there locally, for those with an interest in clean energy and the environment? To give you an idea of the jobs available, we’ve divided them into types, provided a list of example jobs across varying levels of education and experience for each type, and connected those example jobs with education & training opportunities currently offered in Massachusetts.