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Renewable Energy Consultant

Illustration of wind farm and solar panels

Renewable energy consultants carry out energy surveys and audits and advise clients on sources of renewable energy. These include wind, solar, marine, wave, tidal, hydro and bioenergy. They also advise on sustainable solutions within the built environment and infrastructure sectors. They are sometimes called sustainability consultants.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Salaries for renewable energy consultants at entry level can be around £25,000 a year. Salaries for experienced consultants can be from £30,000 to £60,000 a year or more. You might get extra income from a bonus or shares scheme.

Conditions

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Getting In

You would usually work in a renewable energy or engineering consultancy. There are also jobs with maintenance contractors, offshore companies and construction firms.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2024
10176
2.3 %
RISE
2029
10406
  United Kingdom
2024
125592
3.3 %
RISE
2029
129749

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What Does it Take?

You should be able to:

You should have:

Training

Getting On

Video

Courtesy of RenewableUK

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Renewable Energy Association
Tel: 020 7925 3570
E-mail: info@r-e-a.net
Website: http://www.r-e-a.net

Renewable Energy Jobs
Website: http://www.renewableenergyjobsuk.com

RenewableUK
Tel: 020 7901 3000
Website: http://www.renewableuk.com
Twitter: @RenewableUK

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