Not a day goes by employment figures do not paint a dismal picture. Jobs are lost on a grand scale, and the United States workforce is scrambling to reeducate, retrain and switch professions. Amidst the recession, there is a single field that is soaring with opportunities.
That is careers in solar energy. The environmentally friendly procurement of energy and its various way of being utilized in the home or in business has given rise to the formation and development of green collar jobs which require filling.
Careers in solar energy range from making solar panels, installing them, and servicing them. If you are interested in making consumer solar applications, one growing segment is the market for easily interconnectable panels, which can be adapted for different-sized homes, and added to new homes when they built. Trained solar technicians are in demand with homes, but beyond that as well.
Other careers in solar energy deal with the various public use venues that now rely on solar energy for lighting, signage, and several mechanical aspects of doing business.
The career of solar energy needs installers, technicians, administrators and electricity flow designers. They can manage this alternative source of energy using a conventional way to provide electricity. Education for these kinds of jobs is already being offered on the junior college level and also via distance learning venues.