Energy Technicians

Energy Technician Degrees

Do you have an interest in technology? A passion for the environment? There are careers waiting for you in the renewable energy field. Demand for renewable energy technicians, wind turbine installers, solar electricity system installers and similar professions is at an all-time high.

People in this field are responsible for installing and ensuring the efficient functioning of equipment that collects, generates and distributes alternative energy.

Eligible Programs

Pick your program, them apply to get it paid for.

Lake Area Technical College  

  • Energy Operations – 2-Year, AAS Degree
  • Energy Technology – 2-Year, AAS Degree


Mitchell Technical College

  • Electrical Utilities & Substation Technology – 2-Year Program, Diploma OR AAS Degree
  • Natural Gas Technology – 1-Year Program, Diploma
  • Wind Turbine Technology – 2-Year Program, AAS Degree


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Additional Programs


A degree in agriculture can take you just about anywhere in the industry. You can work inside or outside doing anything from teaching and research to working with animals.


For people who enjoy cars, working with their hands and solving problems, a career as an automotive technician can really drive your future.

Building Trades / Construction

A degree or certification in the construction trades can lead to employment as a construction manager, cost estimator or building inspector.

Energy Technicians

Careers waiting for you include renewable energy technician, wind turbine installer, solar electricity system installer and more.

Engineering Technicians

Engineering technicians can work in several specialized areas, including electrical and electronics engineering or civil engineering.

Healthcare / Public Service

Technical colleges offer a variety of healthcare and public service-related programs including Nursing, Paramedics, Law Enforcement Science and Radiology Technicians.

Information Technology / Computer Information Systems

Focus on utilizing technology to help businesses run as efficiently as possible.

Precision Manufacturing

Precision machinists may work in the computer, automotive, agriculture or other industries—including manufacturing plants, machine shops and inspection organizations.


Welders specialize in fabricating products by joining together materials like steel, brass and aluminum. Welding skills can be applied to manufacturing, construction, creative arts and more.



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