The Oregon State University - Cascades campus in Bend is expanding with a new program to train energy systems engineers.
The Energy Systems Engineering program launched last September in partnership with Central Oregon Community College. It’s intended to pair complex engineering with business concepts and identify solutions for energy efficiency. Graduates may land in jobs running wind farms. They might also evaluate the economic viability of new solar installations, manage complex energy conversion and distribution systems, work to improve energy storage or manage efficiency at large companies and manufacturers.
Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.