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WorDs: Elaine graham | PiCTurEs: getty images ENVIRONMENT ThE fuTurE is looking A grEEn Renewable energy is a hot topic: find out how you could make the most of its growing popularity, and carve an eco-friendly career t a time when fossil fuel prices are on the rise, energy security is becoming increasingly political and there is a rising tide of sentiment towards becoming more responsible for climate change, clean energy is becoming a “must-have" alternative. By 2020, Europe has pledged to have renewables generating 20% of all of its power needs – a target that, while perhaps overly ambitious, is a powerful statement of intention towards the future of sustainability. Within the alternative energy industry, the most popular sectors are wind power, solar energy and biofuels, with wave power, waste-to-resource and “smart building" technology also gaining ground. As all these markets expand, a plethora of new career opportunities are emerging along with them, notably in areas like engineering, building design and construction, sales, waste management, biotechnology, manufacturing and finance, to name but a few. 099

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Jobs and Careers - Hilary Devey 2013

Ed's letter
Meet Hilary
Dress for success
Bags of style
Onwards and upwards
The path to enlightenment
On the job
Under operation
Under assessment
Question time
Rising up the ranks
Law and order
Make your search social
On the books
Getting graphic
Sowing the seeds
Making contact
On the move
Going green
Get the cogs turning
Building it up
On the factory floor
Engineering change
Take it up a gear
A rainy-day career
Bank on it
Full house
Talk shop
A clean slate
Hungry work
Quench your thirst
At your leisure
All's fair and square
Head in the clouds
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Jobs and Careers - Hilary Devey 2013