ERIC Number: ED199108
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
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The Solar Jobs Book: How to Take Part in the New Movement Toward Energy Self-Sufficiency.
Solutions to this country's energy problems can be found through a combination of conservation measures and solar technology. Accordingly, this book provides an overview of employment in the solar energy and energy conservation fields, an analysis of related life styles and working situations, a listing of solar energy programs and agencies, and a directory of educational programs. Discussed is the employment potential in areas such as design, research, education, weatherization, government services, corporations, and small businesses. A large section covers energy organizations, energy-related government agencies, and federal programs in solar energy and energy conservation. Also presented is an extensive chart listing private companies involved in solar energy. The final section is a directory of solar energy education programs including university programs, two year degrees, and continuing education opportunities. (Author/WB)
Descriptors: Alternative Energy Sources, Employment Opportunities, Energy, Energy Conservation, Environmental Education, Labor Force Development, Postsecondary Education, Science Education, Solar Radiation, Technical Education, Technology
Brick House Publishing Co., Inc., 3 Main St., Andover, MA 01810 ($7.95).
Publication Type: Books; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
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