Renewable/Sustainable Energy

Are you interested in an environmentally-oriented career? Would you like to find out more about renewable and sustainable energy sources?

Take a look at Renewable/Sustainable Energy, with an associate degree designed for a broad foundation that can apply to several career paths. There’s also a certificate with options for installation of solar and wind turbine devices in both residential and commercial use.

Buildings account for a huge percentage of our economic and environmental resources. If you’re interested in finding out about conserving energy, reducing waste and being more environmentally responsible in the building and remodeling industry, this is a good place to start.

Renewable/Sustainable Energy At-A-Glance


What Can I Earn?

These rates are entry hourly wages for the following Renewable/Sustainable Energy jobs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Please review current job openings and contact your advisor to review your options.

All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth.
Source: DCCCD Labor Market Intelligence

Why is This a Good Career Bet? 


Workers who have “green” or environmentally responsible skills will have more options in a competitive job market for a wide variety of construction and energy installation jobs. Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas’s targeted occupations projects high growth areas this year in positions for HVAC installers, construction managers, carpenters and building inspectors.  

CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects job growth increase in Texas through 2024 of 15% for environmental engineering technicians, who test and operate equipment to control environmental problems. Work for HVAC installers is projected to increase at 14%. 

See more on careers in Renewable/Sustainable Energy.

Renewable/Sustainable Energy Degree and Certificate Options

Eastfield College is the only one of the seven colleges of DCCCD to offer the Renewable/Sustainable Energy program.

See degrees and certificates in Renewable/Sustainable Energy.