Renewable Energy Engineer

Renewable energy engineers work to minimize the negative impact on the environment by working on the production of renewable energy. 

Career Details

They research and develop equipment to help harness energy from sustainable sources such as wind, or solar.

Renewable energy engineers are involved in a wide range of duties such as designing solar panels and conducting research to develop new technologies. They develop plans to help organizations transition to alternative energy sources. 

Renewable energy engineers work in many different types of settings, they work in industrial plants, and wind or solar farms. These engineers oversee the entire installation of renewable energy systems.

Skills required for this career:
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Mathematics and scientific ability 
  • Ability to work in a team
Study options:
  • B.Sc. Physical Science 
  • B.Eng. Engineering
  • Energy management companies
  • Factories
  • Waste management companies