Renewable Energy Careers

Energy for the Future

Are you interested in learning about clean energy and how it has become more important to the economy and the planet? Earning a degree in Engineering Technology with a specialization in Renewable Energy and Sustainable Power from DeVry University can set you up with a range of technical, analytical and problem-solving skills. With our help, you can reach your goal of helping the environment.

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Professional Responsibilities

Degrees with a focus in renewable energy, prepare students to handle responsibilities including:

  • Analyzing analogue and digital signal data, working with computers and other advanced electronics
  • Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning or testing machines, devices and equipment related to renewable energy
  • Applying engineering principles and techniques, as well as understanding precision technical plans and blueprints


Renewable energy careers are found in a number of diverse environments, including:

  • Transportation
  • Engineering
  • Energy
  • Construction and Development
  • Electronics

Career Opportunities

DeVry graduates who specialize in renewable energy may be prepared for careers including:

  • Electronics Technicians
    As a technician you would design, develop and test electrical equipment. You may work on product evaluation testing, making improvements, developing longer-lasting components or implementing sustainable processes.
  • Engineering Specialists
    In this career, you use specialized knowledge of green manufacturing techniques, sustainable systems and the environmental to aid various industries.
  • Test Engineers and Technologists
    Technologists test the performance of electronic components and determine why modifications and preventative maintenance should be performed, as well as calibrate equipment for optimal performance.
  • Energy Engineering Technicians 
    In this job you will design, develop and evaluate energy-related projects and programs to reduce energy costs. You may also improve energy efficiency during the designing, building or remodeling stages of construction.
  • Technical Project Managers
    As a technical project manager, you would coordinate and supervise power engineering projects related to renewable energy management, as well as keep track of the needs of clients.