Exploring a growing industry and connecting to local opportunities
“Clean energy employment has increased by 83.8 percent since MassCEC began tracking clean energy jobs in 2010; this translates to almost 50,500 new clean energy workers over nine years. The Massachusetts workforce has the second highest percentage of clean energy workers in the United States, with clean energy jobs accounting for about 3.1 percent of Massachusetts employment in 2018.” 2018 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.