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The Renewable Energy Job Market in the United States:. Jodie Roussell American Council On Renewable Energy Washington, DC Youth Employment Summit - Veracruz October 4 - 7, 2004. American Council On Renewable Energy. ACORE’s Mission and Scope.

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The Renewable Energy Job Market in the United States:

Jodie Roussell

American Council On Renewable Energy

Washington, DC

Youth Employment Summit - Veracruz

October 4 - 7, 2004

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ACORE’s Mission and Scope

Mission: As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, to bring renewable energy into the mainstream of America’s economy and lifestyle through information and communications

ACORE encompasses all renewable energy options:

  • Solar energy - Biomass energy
  • Wind power - Biofuels
  • Geothermal energy - Waste fuels
  • Hydropower - Ocean energy

In all forms:

  • Electricity - Fuels
  • Hydrogen - End use energy

With a linkage to related areas:

  • Energy efficiency - Environment
  • Infrastructure - National security
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Solar <1%

Geothermal 5%

Biomass 46%

Wind 2%

Hydroelectric 46%

U.S. Energy Consumption by Fuel 2002

Source: AEO 2004 tables (released in December 2003) based on US energy consumption. Overall breakdown Table A1 (Total Energy Supply and Disposition),

and Renewable breakdown Table A18 (Renewable Energy, Consumption by Section and Source).

Source: NREL

renewable energy in america regional resources economics and politics

Resource Potential

Renewable Energy in America- Regional Resources, Economics and Politics -

SOLAR ENERGY

WIND POWER

GEOTHERMAL

BIOMASS

u s wind energy
U.S. Wind Energy

Source: AWEA

where installations by period by state
Where? – Installations by period by state

1996-2003

Total: 4,891 MW

1980-1995

Total: 1,493 MW

MN(539)

IA(472)

WA(244)

MN (35)

OR(260)

WY(285)

CO(223)

PA(129)

KS (114)

CA (1,413)

CA (630)

NM(207)

TX(1,258)

TX (35)

OK(176)

> 1000 MW

300 – 1000 MW

100 – 300 MW

Source: AWEA

10 – 100 MW

u s wind energy1
U.S. Wind Energy

Inconsistent Public Policy

= Not a Good Business

Source: AWEA

global pv installations
Global PV Installations

Source: IEA Photovoltaic Power Systems Programme

installations by state
Installations by State

Annual Average Net Capacity: 1919 MW

NV 179MW (9%)

CA 1679MW (88%)

UT 31MW (2%)

HI 30MW (2%)

Source: Geothermal Energy Association

u s geothermal energy
U.S. Geothermal Energy

Source: Geothermal Energy Association

geothermal installation by type
Geothermal Installation by Type

Source: Geothermal Energy Association

biomass installation by fuel
Biomass Installation by Fuel

“PURPA Market”

Source: USDOE

cumulative installations by fuel by state
Cumulative Installations by fuel by state

Black Liquor

Wood/Wood Waste

NH108

ME264

ME425

WA171

WA109

OR111

MN116

ID114

WI112

MI178

VA 343

VA 105

CA688

NC 130

NC 132

AR334

AL130

AL438

GA401

SC 164

MS273

LA110

TX106

FL109

FL229

10 – 50 MW

> 300 MW

1 – 10 MW

100 – 300 MW

50 – 100 MW

Source: USDOE

cumulative installations by fuel by state1
Cumulative Installations by fuel by state

Other Biomass Solid/Gases

Agriculture Crop Byproducts/Straw/Energy Crops

ND10

MA 30

CO15

CA54

CA67

AR20

LA19

HI46

FL208

10 – 50 MW

> 300 MW

1 – 10 MW

100 – 300 MW

50 – 100 MW

Source: USDOE

cumulative installations by fuel by state2
Cumulative Installations by fuel by state

Landfill Gas

Municipal Solid Waste

MN130

NY 330

MI115

MA 296

PA132

PA286

CT 216

IL150

NJ 177

MD 134

CA222

VA 213

FL502

10 – 50 MW

> 300 MW

1 – 10 MW

100 – 300 MW

50 – 100 MW

Source: USDOE

biofuels

Biofuels

Corn-Based Ethanol

ethanol production capacity by state
Ethanol Production Capacity by State

Total Production Capacity: 3,699 million gallons per year

ND 34

MN392

WI172

SD 422

MI45

IA 867

NE 537

IL796

IN95

MO100

KS 110

KY 24

TN 65

NM 15

> 500 million gallons per year (mgy)

250 – 500 mgy

100 – 250 mgy

Source: Renewable Fuel Association

10 – 100 mgy

fuel ethanol production
Fuel Ethanol Production

Source: Renewable Fuel Association

u s biodiesel consumption
U.S. Biodiesel Consumption

Source: National Biodiesel Board

soybean production by state
Soybean Production by State

Million Bushels in 2002

ND 87

MN309

WI67

SD 127

MI78

IA 495

OH141

NE 176

IL450

IN236

MO170

KS 58

VA 10

KY 41

MD 11

NC 30

TN 35

MS 44

LA 21

> 300 million bushels per year

> 100

> 50

Source: USDA

> 10

biodiesel fueling stations by state
Biodiesel Fueling Stations by State

As of July 2004

NH 4

WA 13

ME3

MT 2

ID2

MN1

OR 5

WI1

MI9

WY 3

MA 2

IA 1

PA 1

NE 1

OH6

IL3

NV 6

IN4

CT 1

CA18

CO 10

DE 4

MO1

VA 6

KY 7

MD 7

NC 22

HI 3

AZ 4

NM 1

SC 2

GA2

TX 1

FL3

> 10 stations

> 5

> 1

Source: USDOE

renewable energy in america regional resources economics and politics1

Resource Potential

Renewable Energy in America- Regional Resources, Economics and Politics -

SOLAR ENERGY

WIND POWER

GEOTHERMAL

BIOMASS

state federal policies policy
State & Federal Policies Policy
  • Federal government focus on Research & Development to reduce technology costs
  • State governments lead, with innovative policies steadily increasing deployment opportunities, and job opportunities
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State-Level Leadership: Renewable PortfolioStandards

MN: 1,125 MW wind by 2010

ME: 30% by 2000

WI: 2.2% by 2011

MA: 4% by 2008

*CT: 4% by 2008

IA: 105 MW

CA: 20%by 2017

*NJ : 4.0% by 2008

PA: varies by utility

*NV: 15% by 2013

*AZ: 1.1%by 2007

*NM: 10% by 2011

State RPS

TX: 2,880 MW by 2009

Non-punitive goals

RPS in utility settlements

Source: IREC, DSIRE Database

state level leadership public benefit funds for renewables
State-Level Leadership: Public Benefit Funds for Renewables

Cumulative 1998 - 2012

$10 M

$111 M

MA: $383 M

$95 M

$22 M

$85 M

RI: $10 M

$80 M

CT: $338 M

$20 M

NJ: $279 M

$127 M

DE: $11 M

$2,048 M

$234 M

15 State Funds =

$3.8B by 2012

Source: IREC, DSIRE Database

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Entering the RE Job Market:

Education & Career Development

us re education opportunities
Primary (6-13 yrs.)

Secondary (14-18 yrs.)

Undergraduate (18-22 yrs.) (B.S., B.A degree)

Graduate (22+ years) (M.S., M.A., PhD degrees)

Little or no RE education

Little or no RE education

Possibility for study of related fields environment, engineering (w/ RE) or politics

Opportunity to study RE policy, technologies & development

US RE Education Opportunities
joining the re job market needs of the young professional
Joining the RE Job Market: Needs of the Young Professional
  • Broad based knowledge of the technologies & policy environment
  • Practical experience working for a RE company or organization – prove job skills
  • Network of personal contacts to assist their career
acore s internship program fulfilling needs of young professionals
ACORE’s Internship Program: Fulfilling Needs of Young Professionals
  • Began in March of 2003
  • 10 young professionals per 3-4 month session
  • Interns work 2-4 full days a week
  • Provides an opportunity for aspiring young professionals to :

1. Gain job experience on specific projects

2. Develop personal contacts

3. Learn about RE Industry in US & globally

4. Join the RE Industry

elements of the program
Elements of the Program
  • RE research project or program coordination
  • Contact development
  • Personal education & networking
sample day of an intern
Sample Day of an Intern
  • Identifying new contacts (1-2 hrs.)
  • RE reading for personal development (1 hr.)
  • RE research or project work (3-4 hrs)
  • Attend lecture or presentation at government agency, the US Congress, think tank or non-profits (2 hrs)
  • Plan informational interviews (1 hr.)
intern program alumni
Altarum Institute

American University

Carlton College

Dalberg/UNDP

David Gardiner & Associates

Energy & Environment Study Institute

Energy & Security Group

Environmental Defense

Georgetown University M.B. A. Program

Gibbs & Cox

Globe Legislators Organization on Behalf of the Environment

Howard University

National Association of Regulatory & Utility Commissioners

National Hydrogen Association

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration

Office of Rep. Jan Schakowsky

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard

Reluminati

Solar Energy Industries Association

University of Maryland Law School

US Green Buildings Council

Intern Program Alumni
future program plans
Future Program Plans
  • Expanding networking & mentoring between alumni and current interns
  • Expand contact between ACORE members and interns
  • Develop funded international intern exchange programs with partner organizations in UK, Germany, and others
transferable elements of the acore program
Transferable Elements of the ACORE Program
  • Develop or adapt elements of ACORE’s training materials & program:
    • RE Research Guides
    • Informational Interviewing
    • Job Hunting strategy
    • Contacts for Professional Networking Groups
    • Build informal networks of young people who have recently found jobs
    • Advertising strategies for new program participants
    • Strategy for outreach to mentoring companies
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Additional Information

American Council On Renewable Energy

P.O. Box 33518

Washington, DC 20033

USA

Jodie Roussell

Telephone: 202- 293-1123

roussell@acore.org

www.acore.org

questions for group discussion
Questions for Group Discussion
  • Are there opportunities in your country to join existing RE businesses or organizations?
  • How do youth in your country learn about RE?
  • What do youth in your country need to become successful professionals in RE or entrepreneurs?