What a year it has been! It was just over a year ago that we went into an economic slump because of Covid-19. Many jobs were closed down to reduce levels of virus transmission, and we have had very high levels of unemployment. Fortunately, it looks like there is hope that […]
Millions of green jobs will be created under the Green New Deal. Image from Green for All.
Roger H. Bezdek
The Green New Deal (GND) refers to proposals designed to address climate change, economic inequality, and other issues. The name derives from the New Deal, and the concept of the GND combines […]
Wind technician on the job Photo: Energy.gov
By George Harvey
The U.S. Department of Energy recently released data for employment in energy fields for January, 2017. According to the data, solar generation has grown to employ the most people of all generating technologies, with 373,807 nationwide; wind power took second place […]
Recruiting for a Wood Energy Coordinator
The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation (FPR) would like to announce that we are currently recruiting for a Wood Energy Coordinator (3 year limited service), which will be housed within the Wood Products Utilization and Markets Program and located in Montpelier. Starting salary is $46,800 with full […]
Jessica Kilroy at work (YouTube screen shot)
What Do You Do for a Living?
By George Harvey
One of the most interesting videos I have seen recently is “Climbing Wind Turbines for a Living | That’s Amazing” (http://bit.ly/wind-technician-video), produced by the Weather Channel. In it, Jessica Kilroy, an attractive young […]
H.I. 5 Renewable Energy Systems Inc. and Vaughn Industries LLC today announced project managers and coordinators for the 200 MW solar distributed energy project in the Northeast Kingdom, Vermont.
The project managers and coordinators are in charge of recruiting and training local workers in all aspects of renewable energy as well as the oversight and […]