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High Tech, Clean Tech, Renewable Energy Executive Recruiters, Est. 1996 Nationwide Service www.redfishtech.com Career Opportunities in Energy and Clean Technology
Renewable Energy and CleanTech Opportunities Rob Reeves CEO, Owner, Executive Recruiter Redfish Technology
Jobs Sector 2.7 m Clean Economy 1.3 m Fossil Fuels (direct) 2.4 m Fossil Fuels (incl. distributors) 4.8 m IT Producing sectors 13.8 m Healthcare
In 2003-2010 the Clean Economy had slower growth than overall economy at 3.4% (v 4.2%); However during the same period, newer Clean Tech had explosive growth; And during the 2008-2009 recession the Clean Economy outperformed the rest of the economy at 8.3%
Investment in Clean Energy $154 Billion in Private Capital Worldwide 2010 $34 Billion in the U.S. Dow Chemical Company CEO Andrew Liveris wrote recently: A renaissance is within reach. If Americans are the ones who design and build the new [clean economy] technologies it will re-energize commerce in the United States, creating, without a doubt, millions of high-paying jobs.
Clean Economy In the U.S. The South has the largest number of jobs; The West has the largest share relative to population. South @ 30% West @ 25% Midwest @ 23 % Northeast 20 % NY Metro the leader
Energy and Resource Efficiency Energy-saving Building Materials 161,896 Professional Environmental Services 141,046 Green Building Materials76,577 HVAC and Building Control Systems 73,600 Remediation56,241 Green Architecture and Construction Services 56,190 Professional Energy Services49,863 Appliances36,608 Lighting14,298 Total 666,319 Renewable Energy Hydropower55,467 Wind24,294 Solar Photovoltaic24,152 Biofuels/Biomass20,680 Solar Thermal5,379 Waste-to-Energy3,320 Geothermal2,720 Renewable Energy Services1,981 Wave/Ocean Power371 Total138,364 Clean Tech Waste Management and Treatment 386,116 Recycling and Reuse129,252 Recycled-Content Products59,712 Air and Water Purification Technologies 24,930 Green Chemical Products22,622 Energy-saving Consumer Products 19,210 Battery Technologies16,129 Smart Grid15,987 Electric Vehicle Technologies15,711 Water Efficient Products13,066 Pollution Reduction9,986 Fuel Cells7,041 Carbon Storage and Management 391 Total720,153 Jobs in the Clean Economy 15% 10% 5% 60%
Greenhouse Gas Reduction, Envir. Management, & Recycling Waste Management and Treatment386,116 Professional Environmental Services141,046 Recycling and Reuse129,252 Green Consumer Products77,264 Green Building Materials76,577 Nuclear Energy74,749 Recycled-Content Products59,712 Remediation56,241 Air and Water Purification Technologies24,930 Green Chemical Products22,622 Pollution Reduction9,986 Carbon Storage and Management391 Total1,058,886 Energy and Resource Efficiency Public Mass Transit350,547 Energy-saving Building Materials161,896 HVAC and Building Control Systems73,600 Green Architecture and Construction Services56,190 Professional Energy Services49,863 Appliances36,608 Energy-saving Consumer Products19,210 Battery Technologies16,129 Smart Grid15,987 Electric Vehicle Technologies15,711 Lighting14,298 Water Efficient Products13,066 Fuel Cells7,041 Total830,146 Agricultural and Natural Resources Conservation Conservation314,983 Organic Food and Farming129,956 Sustainable Forestry Products61,054 Total505,993 Education and Compliance Regulation and Compliance141,890 Training266 Total142,156 Renewable Energy Hydropower55,467 Wind24,294 Solar Photovoltaic24,152 Biofuels/Biomass20,680 Solar Thermal5,379 Waste-to-Energy3,320 Geothermal2,720 Renewable Energy Services1,981 Wave/Ocean Power371 Total138,364 5% 60% 15% 10% Jobs in the Clean Economy
What job skills are needed to access green jobs and what training programs and certifications are available?
Non-Profits Alliance to Save Energy (ase.org) American Solar Energy Society (ases.org) American Wind Energy Association (awea.org) Geothermal Energy Association (geo-energy.org) Interstate Renewable Energy Council (irecusa.org) US Green Building Council (usgbc.org) Certifications North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) (nabcep.org) U.S. Green Building Council's LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) (usgbc.org) Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) (aeecenter.org) Project Management Institute (PMI) (pmi.org)
Which areas offer the best opportunities and how to access them?
What are the latest green trends in employment?