Renewable energy management

Oregon is recognized internationally as a leader in renewable energy. As the world seeks innovative solutions that will ensure a sustainable future, it looks here - because Oregon is where sustainability is taught, tested, and practiced. We -

  • Were the first state to install photovoltaics on our capitol building
  • Provide strong tax incentives for building and using renewable energy
  • Offer more than 30 different “green” training programs at our community colleges and union apprenticeship programs, as well as the nation’s first Bachelor’s degree in Renewable Energy Engineering

The Renewable Energy Management option at Chemeketa Community College provides education in -

  1. Wind
  2. Solar
  3. Biomass
  4. Hydroelectric energy management

If you decide to pursue this degree, you will be taking a common first year of courses with other electronics students and then begin specializing in your second year. Returning workers who meet course qualifications will be allowed to take the specialization courses after meeting prerequisites. Once you have graduated, job opportunities include designing, installing, and managing renewable energy systems.

For more information, e-mail or call 503.399.6254.