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Renewable Energy Consultant

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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:

Starting salaries for renewable energy consultants can range from £20,000 to £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

Workforce Employment Status

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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

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2018
7879
1.4 %
RISE
2023
7986
  United Kingdom
2018
79119
2.2 %
RISE
2023
80825

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What Does it Take?

You should be able to:

You should have:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA)
Tel: 01522 540069
E-mail: training@iema.net
Website: http://www.iema.net
Twitter: @iemanet
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/visitIEMA/

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
E-mail: info@renewableuk.com
Website: http://www.renewableuk.com
Twitter: @RenewableUK

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