This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in generating, transmitting, and/or distributing electric power. Establishments in this industry group may perform one or more of the following activities: (1) operate generation facilities that produce electric energy; (2) operate transmission systems that convey the electricity from the generation facility to the distribution system; and (3) operate distribution systems that convey electric power received from the generation facility or the transmission system to the final consumer.
A Guide To Finding Your Place In The Renewable Energy Field Mention “renewable energy” and “Minnesota” in the same sentence, and you probably think of ethanol or biodiesel. But there’s more going on in alternative energies than making fuel for cars. Biomass, wind energy, and solar power have also experienced serious growth in recent years. The result: jobs. Minnesota is a hotbed of renewable energy resources, and Minnesota West is training the workforce to lead the charge. Want to learn more about today’s energy sector and how to find your place in it? Read this web book from Minnesota West, a comprehensive community & technical college with five Southwestern Minnesota campuses and three learning centers. The High Energy publication was made possible in part by a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.
Minnesota Renewable Career Pathways: Wind By the year 2020, Minnesota’s largest electric utility will produce 30 percent of its power with renewable resources. By 2025, all Minnesota utilities will produce 25 percent of their power using renewable sources. Minnesota is the fourth largest wind energy producer in America. Minnesota is among the top 10 states in the nation with the best wind energy potential. The Wind Energy Career Pathways brochure contains information on the workforce needs of the wind power industry including construction, manufacturing, maintenance, and development.
Minnesota Energy Careers website Find energy careers you’d like, explore careers in energy, and energy industries. The Minnesota Energy Careers website (www.MnEnergyCareers.org) serves Minnesotans interested in energy careers. If you are a student, job seeker, or career changer, the website can help you research energy careers, learn about energy education options, and find Minnesota energy employers. The Minnesota Energy Careers website offers career descriptions in four main energy industries: traditional electric utilities, renewable energy generation, electric and gas distribution, and energy efficiency building operations.
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