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 jobs in alternative energy such as solar. Green collar jobs are being created thanks to the environmentally friendly use of energy in businesses and homes.
Careers in solar energy range from making solar panels, installing them, and servicing them. Moreover, other careers in solar energy include the manufacture of home solutions that allow for an easy plug and play adaptability of various solar panel options in modern new home construction. Yet, did you know that the demand for trained solar technicians does not end with the home itself but instead goes much further and deeper than that.
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.
What is more, the large scale harnessing of solar energy requires not only installers and technicians, but also administrators and electricity flow designers who can adequately manage the alternate sources of energy concurrently with the conventional means of providing electricity. Training for solar energy careers is available at some junior colleges as well as online.