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Renewable Energy

Associate of Applied Science

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Career Opportunities 

Prepares graduates for positions in the related fields of the climate industry and alternate energy sources such as wind turbine and solar power technology. Employment in these fields are expected to grow 15% from 2020-20230 (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics).


  • Geothermal Advisor
  • Energy Auditor
  • Energy Auditor
  • Environmental Science Technician

What You Will Learn

  • The environmental challenges that require the use of renewable energy systems.
  • How to create and maintain safe working environments in the renewable energy field.
  • The function and design of sustainable energy systems such as solar, wind, hydroelectric, and geothermal technologies.
  • Sustainable alternatives to unhealthy environmental practices and the benefits of these options to business and society. 
  • The role of technology in the field of renewable energy.

Course Catalog

Flexible Courses

We have identified the best features of in-person and virtual learning, brought them together, and created an innovative and flexible education designed for the modern learner. All courses run on a two-week term calendar where learners take one course at a time. Each class meets in person regularly with day, weekend, and evening options available. In addition, courses leverage HyFlex instruction to enhance classroom learning. Using this flexible approach, learners leverage tools such as discussion boards, academic support resources, videos, and project-based assignments to demonstrate their understanding of the content. Our facility in New Gloucester, Maine, is equipped with state-of-the-art classrooms deploying cutting–edge technology, laboratories, conference rooms, co-working/study spaces, and more to support and enhance teaching and learning.

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Technical Institute for Environmental Professions
70 Farm View Drive, Suite 200
Freeport Hall – Pineland Farms
New Gloucester, Maine 04260

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