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Anh Speer, Ph.D. Dr. Anh Speer has a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Applications from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). She has worked with companies such as AOL, Wellcare and Greystone CES as a Software Engineer and Lead Architect. She is a renowned author in the field of Wireless and Sensor Network Technologies and has published numerous technical papers in IEEE journals and magazines. She is also passionate about Clean Energy, Green Living and strives to live a sustainable lifestyle. Together with her family she created www.isustainableearth.com and is a regular writer for topics such as energy efficiency, water conservation, sustainable living and green products.

Power Plant Dispatcher Jobs and Green Career Profile

Power Plant Dispatcher Jobs and Green Career Profile

Power distributors and dispatchers control the distribution of electricity from power plants to substations, industrial and residential users. Learn to see if this is the right green job for you.

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Civil Engineer Jobs and Green Career Profile

Civil Engineer Jobs and Green Career Profile

Civil engineers design, construct, supervise, operate, and maintain large construction projects and systems, including roads, buildings, airports, tunnels, dams, bridges, and systems for water supply and sewage treatment.

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Methane & Landfill Gas Collection System Technicians Job and Green Career Profile

Methane & Landfill Gas Collection System Technicians Job and Green Career Profile

Landfill gas-collection power plants harvest the methane gas from landfills and turn it into electricity. Methane/landfill gas collection system technicians operate and maintain landfill gas collection system components to convert methane into green energy resource.

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Methane & Landfill Gas Collection System Operators Job and Green Career Profile

Methane & Landfill Gas Collection System Operators Job and Green Career Profile

Methane, a highly potent greenhouse gas, is burned for heat and energy production, creating renewable energy. Methane/landfill gas collection system operators direct operations of landfill gas projects to convert methane into green energy resource.

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Hydroelectric Production Manager Jobs and Green Career Profile

Hydroelectric Production Manager Jobs and Green Career Profile

Hydroelectric power or hydropower is a low cost and widely used form of renewable energy. Hydroelectric production managers are responsible for directing, coordinating, planning and overseeing tasks and operations at hydroelectric power generation plants.

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Hydroelectric Plant Technician Jobs and Green Career Profile

Hydroelectric Plant Technician Jobs and Green Career Profile

Hydroelectricity the production of electrical power through the use of the gravitational force of falling or flowing water. The cost of hydroelectricity is relatively low, making it a competitive source of renewable electricity. Hydroelectric plant technicians operate and control activities associated with hydropower generation.

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Geothermal Production Manager Jobs and Green Career Profile

Geothermal Production Manager Jobs and Green Career Profile

Geothermal power plants use the Earth’s natural underground heat to provide clean, renewable energy. Geothermal production manager jobs are in demand with an average annual salary of $89,190. In some states, geothermal production managers have a salary of over $100,000 a year.

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Geothermal Technician Jobs and Green Career Profile

Geothermal Technician Jobs and Green Career Profile

Many technologies have been developed to take advantage of geothermal energy – the heat from the earth. Geothermal energy sources are used primarily for geothermal electricity production and in geothermal heat pumps to heat and cool buildings. Geothermal technicians jobs are in demand with a growth rate between 10 to 19% in the next 10 years.

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Solar Energy Installation Manager Jobs and Green Career Profile

Solar Energy Installation Manager Jobs and Green Career Profile

According to recent analyses, new solar capacity may rival or exceed the growth in wind energy for the first time in 2013. Solar energy installation managers jobs are in demand with a fast growth rate between 20% to 28% in the next 10 years.

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Biomass Power Plant Manager Jobs and Green Career Profile

Biomass Power Plant Manager Jobs and Green Career Profile

Biomass power has many advantages compared with other forms of renewable energy in terms of its availability, technology, cost-effective and greenness. Biomass power plant managers are in charge of facilities to convert biomass into electricity.

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