renewable energy specialist

About The Career

Renewable energy engineers are part of the growing sector of green jobs that involve environmentally conscious production. These individuals maximize the energy potential of clean energy sources including wind, solar, geothermal and hydropower. Renewable energy engineers monitor and develop alternative energy outputs. They may pursue different careers paths such as consultants and researchers.
Similar to other engineering fields, renewable energy engineers must have an aptitude for math and science.
They need to be able to apply these principles to solving problems and communicate their proposals effectively. Renewable energy engineers may alternate time between the office and a worksite. On the job, they may interact with other professionals including equipment installers and construction workers.

Skills You Need

  • Critical Thinking

  • Complex Problem Solving

  • Active Learning

  • Operations Analysis

  • Time Management

  • Judgement and Decision Making

Eligibility Criteria 

  • 10+2 education completed in the Science stream from a recognised educational Board.

  • A minimum aggregate score of 50% (45% for SC/ST/OBC candidates) at the 10+2 level.

  • Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics as the main subjects of study at the 10+2 level.

Average Starting Salary

Rs. 3 to 8 lac INR or more
according to your experience

List of Top Institutes

  1. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay : M.Tech. in energy science and engineering
  2. IIT Delhi : energy studies, and energy and environment management
  3. National Institute of Technology (NIT), Calicut : Energy Management
  4. National Institute of Technology(NIT), Tiruchirappalli : Energy Engineering
  5. VIT University Vellore : M.Tech in Energy and Environmental Engineering
  6. Department of Physics, University of Pune, Pune : M.Tech (Energy Studies), School of Energy Studies
  7. St. Alberts College, Kerala : B.Voc in Renewable Energy
  8. TERI School of Advanced Studies, New Delhi (GATE/NET) : M.Tech (Renewable Energy Engineering and Management),PG Diploma (Renewable Energy) ,  Advanced PG Diploma (Renewable Energy)
  9. UPES, Dehradun : M.Tech Renewable Energy engineering
  10. University of Lucknow, Lucknow : M.Sc (Renewable Energy)
  11. Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal : M.Tech (Energy Engineering)
  12. Department of Unconventional Energy Sources & Electrical Engineering,Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola : Master of Technology (Renewable Energy Sources) , Doctor of Philosophy (RenewableEnergy Sources)
  13. Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore : M.E (Energy Engineering)
  14. Department of Pure and Applied Physics, University of Kota, Kota : MSc (Physics, Energy Studies)
  15. Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal : M Tech (Energy Technology and Environment Management)
  16. Allahabad Agricultural Institute : M.Tech (Energy Management) and PG Diploma (Renewable Energy)
  17. Department of Energy, Tezpur, University, Tezpur : M.Tech (Energy Technology)
  18. School of Energy and Environmental Studies, Devi Ahilya, University, Indore : M.Tech (Energy Management) & M Phil (Energy and Environment)
  19. C. L. Patel Institute of Studies and Research in Renewable Energy, Gujarat : Masters of Science in Renewable Energy
  20. University of Rajasthan, Jaipur : MPhil (Energy), Centre for Non-Conventional Energy Resources
  21. Gandhigram Rural University, Gandhigram : MPhil (Energy)
  22. Amity Institute of Renewable & Alternative Energy, Noida
  1. City, University of London– Renewable Energy and Power Systems Management M.Sc.
  2. University of Sheffield– Environmental and Energy Engineering M.Sc., Environmental and Energy Engineering PGD
  3. Hanze University of Applied Sciences ,Groningen, Netherlands– Master in Renewable Energy
  4. Kingston University London– Renewable Energy Engineering Masters (M.Sc.)
  5. UC Berkeley, US
  6. UT Austin, US
  7. Stanford University
  8. University of Michigan
  9. Oregon Tech,US
  10. Duke University
  11. MIT
  12. North Carolina state University
  13. UMass Lowell
  14. Yale University
  15. Harvard University
  16. Columbia University
  17. Caltech
  18. UCLA
  19. University of Tokyo
  20. University of Toronto
  21. University of Maryland
  22. Marylhurst University
  23. Colorado Tech
  24. University of Adelaide, Australia
  25. Australian National University
  26. University of New South Wales, Australia
  27. KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
  28. Santa Clara University
  29. Princeton University
  30. University of Wisconsin
  31. San Juan College
  32. Technical University of Denmark
  33. Aalborg University, Denmark
  34. University of Copenhagen
  35. University of Cambridge
  36. Imperial College London
  37. University of Manchester
  38. University of Edinburgh
  39. University of Glasgow
  40. University of Bath
  41. Ulster University
  42. Newcastle University
  43. Loughborough University
  44. University of Dundee
  45. Cranfield University
  46. University of Nottingham
  47. Queen Mary University of London
  48. London School of Economics & Political Science
  49. University of Leeds– Electrical engineering and Renewable Energy Systems M.Sc
  50. Kingston University
  51. Northumbria University
  52. TU Berlin, Germany
  53. TU Cologne, Germany
  54. TU Munich, Germany
  55. University of Oldenburg, Germany– Renewable Energy Online M.Sc
  56. SRH Berlin- BSc International Business Administration– Renewable Energy, MBA Renewable Energy and Environmental Management
  57. Leipzig University, Germany
  58. University of Stuttgart, Germany
  59. Kiel University, Germany
  60. University of Gottingen, Germany
  61. University of Kassel, Germany
  62. University of Freiburg, Germany

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