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Industry-Specific Career Paths


Interactive diagrams that show the steps to take for a career in ethanol or wind. Includes links to employment and training data.

Commercial Energy Efficiency Pathway
Interactive career pathway for commercial energy efficiency. Includes links to employment and training data.

Ethanol Pathway
Interactive career pathway for ethanol. Includes links to employment and training data.

Residential Energy Efficiency Pathway
Interactive career pathway for residential energy efficiency. Includes links to employment and training data.

Wind Pathway
Interactive career pathway for wind. Includes links to employment and training data.

K-12 Resources


Framework for teachers focused on developing skills and knowledge in K-12 students.

Conceptual Framework Guide
The Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program provides a guide for a strong, organized, and comprehensive curriculum for the future energy workforce.

Renewable Energy School Guide
A step-by-step guide to renewable energy for schools. Includes information on Minnesota school renewable energy systems trends.

Workforce Info


Tasks, skills and knowledge needed in efficiency and renewable-related occupations.

Employment Data Center
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development offers current economic highlights, industry information, regional data, wages and career outlook.

Green Jobs Vacancy Survey
A project of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) to collect, analyze and distribute labor market information on the state's green jobs.

Task Analysis

Small Wind Energy Task Analysis
Knowledge, skills, and abilities typically required for small wind jobs.

Solar Electric Task Analysis
Knowledge, skills and abilities typically required for solar electric jobs.

Solar Thermal Task Analysis
Knowledge, skills and abilities typically required for solar thermal jobs.