The wind energy industry has experienced dramatic growth in Texas recently. This TechBrief provides detailed descriptions of wind energy careers & educational requirements, profiles of wind energy technicians, a list of wind energy technician recruiters, and list of wind energy programs across the nation.
The Wind Energy Tech Career Guide includes:
Publication Date: August 2009
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Welding Technology provides a detailed overview on how to become a welding technician, including the benefits, job options and skill requirements for succeeding in this rewarding career.
By 2015, Texas is expected to create only 361 PV installation jobs, which is relatively high nationally, but well below California’s anticipated 3,578 PV installation jobs. The estimated wages for solar technicians is $15 to $20 per hour and $20 to $25 per hour for solar technician foreman.
Over the last decade, interest in fuel cell technology has grown steadily and projections of future progress have been increasingly optimistic. The practical applications for fuel cells fall into two general categories-power for vehicles (primarily automobiles) and production of electric power.