Energy Management


Are you concerned about the consumption, conservation, and sustainability of the Earth's resources? Elgin Community College's coursework in energy management will teach you the business of renewable energy and learn from experts through field-based internships and course work. You'll learn how to evaluate energy management and renewable energy systems in residential and commercial buildings as you study ways to optimize existing and state-of-the-art systems to work as a wind turbine technician, become certified in HVAC or achieve EPA Section 608 Technician Certification. 

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Getting a Job in Energy Management

The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that employment in wind turbine service is projected to grow 68 percent from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Wind Turbine Technicians, (accessed December 21, 2021). See details about the salary and job opportunities in the wind and energy industry on the ECC Career Coach site.

Program Highlights

Prepare for Immediate Employment

Associate of Applied Science

Vocational Certificate

Basic Certificate

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