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Alternative and Renewable Energy Systems - B. Tech
Employment statistics are from the Bureau of Labor Statistics 2014-2024 Occupational Outlook Handbook.
Great Career Opportunities
Qualified graduates from this program stand to be in a prime position for high-demand careers around the world.
Alternative Energy Topics
- Wind turbine or wind power
- Fuel cell technologies
- Geothermal power
- Solar power
- Biofuel and biodiesel applications
- Green building, LEED
- Clean Energy
- Residential, industry
About 50 percent of current students joined the program because they are interested in conserving the environment and natural resources.
The other half of ARES students wanted to apply their technical backgrounds to the emerging global market in renewable energy technologies.
Jessica Fischer '18 traveled to Peru to help WindAid install wind turbines to struggling communities.
Green Light for Green Standards
Recent state and federal laws are creating a need for trained professionals to meet “green” standards in buildings. According to industry professionals and noted educational leaders, this will spur a growing demand for qualified technologists to work hand-in-hand with engineers to bring the practical applications of alternative energy to life.
Alternative and Renewable Energy Systems
Kibria K. Roman, PE, EMIT
Graduation Rate Trends*
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*Graduate rates are based on first-time, full-time, degree-seeking freshmen entering in fall and graduating within 150% of time.