All posts tagged renewable energy

Wind Energy Engineer Jobs and Green Job Profile

Wind Energy Engineer Jobs and Green Job Profile

Wind-generating capacity in the United States grew about 39 percent per year, and is expected to grow more rapidly as demand for renewable energy increases. As the wind energy industry continues to grow, it will provide many opportunities of growth for wind energy engineer jobs.

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Solar Energy Systems Engineers Green Job Profile

Solar Energy Systems Engineers Green Job Profile

Solar energy systems engineers bring the power of the sun into your home or office, making this renewable energy possible. This green job is expected to grow a little slower than the average rate and has a median annual salary of $92,030.

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Making the World a Better Place: 3 Green Buildings with Unique Features

Making the World a Better Place: 3 Green Buildings with Unique Features

Three buildings received recognition from the American Institute of Architects for their health benefits and eco-friendly features. Find out about sustainable senior living at its best.

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Renewable Energy Contributes Half of New Generating Capacity for U.S.

Renewable Energy Contributes Half of New Generating Capacity for U.S.

Renewable energy produced half of all new energy generating capacity in 2012, an accomplishment in the fight against global warming. In fact, wind energy beat natural gas in new energy generating capacity. Imagine what 2013 has in store for us!

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Why It’s Time To Switch To Solar

Why It’s Time To Switch To Solar

The time to invest in solar energy is now, with so many options available and government incentives, the technology can pay for itself. Understand how solar power generation works and the many different options available today.

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Alternative Electric Suppliers Lower Electric Bills

Alternative Electric Suppliers Lower Electric Bills

Alternative electric suppliers can offer choice in an often one sided conversation. Lowering electric bills and using renewable energy source can often be a positive side effect as well. Understand the top reason you should consider making the switch

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Geothermal Energy Facts: Understanding How Geothermal Power Works

Geothermal Energy Facts: Understanding How Geothermal Power Works

Understanding geothermal energy facts is the first step in helping create a sustainable future. While geological reasons may limit this renewable energy’s proliferation, it doesn’t mean we shouldn’t exploit it where possible. Learn more about geothermal energy and how it works today.

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American Voters Want Solar Energy

American Voters Want Solar Energy

There is very little the right and the left have agreed on recently, though it seems solar energy is bi-bipartisan these days. Recent surveys have found that the American voter is in favor of the renewable energy, but it also finds that misinformation is rampant.

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Tidal Power Facts: Understanding How Tidal Energy Works

Tidal Power Facts: Understanding How Tidal Energy Works

Tidal energy is rarely mentioned as an alternative energy source, even though humans have been using it for over 1000 years. As this renewable energy source goes through a revival period, get the facts on how it works and what it can do for you.

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Wind Power Threatened: How This Year’s Presidential Election Could Impact Energy Jobs

Wind Power Threatened: How This Year’s Presidential Election Could Impact Energy Jobs

The Production Tax Credit, or PTC has helped stimulate wind energy production and with it creating green jobs. However, Republicans are looking to cut that credit if they take the White House during the 2012 election. It is important we don’t lose our momentum in adopting renewable energy sources.

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