SACE | Southern Alliance for Clean Energy

Green Jobs Resource Page


green_jobsMuch of SACE’s work focuses on advocating for systemic change in clean energy policy and practices throughout our region. One of the many benefits of a clean energy economy will be the creation of thousands of new green jobs.

If you are interested in pursuing a green job or joining the clean energy industry the links below to related articles, non-degree training programs and a list of organizations may help.

Related articles:

If you are interested in certification, here are some non-degree training programs to check out:

  • Appalachian State University (Boone, N.C.) – ASU’s 2011 workshop series is in full swing. Most workshops are held on Saturdays. Upcoming sessions include Community Scale Wind, Solar Hot Water, Small Wind, Micro-hydro, and photovoltaic (PV) Design, and the National Electric Code.
  • North Carolina Solar Center (Raleigh, N.C.)- NCSC is hosting week-long classes this fall in solar photovoltaic (PV), solar thermal, small wind, and green building.
  • Southface (Atlanta, Ga.) – Southface is a great resource for one-day training in a variety of energy efficiency fields, such as building weatherization and energy auditing.
  • Tennessee Solar Institute (throughout Tenn.) – TSI partnered with colleges across the state in the past year to provide free, week-long training courses in solar photovoltaic (PV) installation.

Organizations who offer information about careers in the green jobs movement: