With the threat of global warming looming on the horizon, we have been on the lookout for alternative and renewable energy streams. This has indeed, been a profitable sector since it is not only environment-friendly but also brings in high revenue. These companies bring in diverse group of employees to fulfill various company roles. They also retain them by providing them with good pay, work life balance and innovative schemes for employee growth. Employees are employed in various capacities, and the field continues to look for more, with careers being raised to extraordinary heights.
Here are some alternative energy companies where employee satisfaction is high:
Vestas Wind Systems A/S: Headquartered at Denmark, Vestas is an installer, servicer and provider of wind turbine systems. The company has manufacturing plants in around 12 countries and employs 21,000 employees globally. The company has been through many ups and downs, and has managed to hold its position as of the top clean companies of the world. It started in 1945. and through the years has continued its streak of being one of the best alternative companies to work for. Vestas provides good employee perks and with a good pay scale.
SunPower Corporation: Founded in 1985, SunPower is headquartered at San Jose, California. It manufactures solar panels and photo voltaic cells. SunPower is one of the largest names in the solar power industry. The company is involved in large scale programmes, and recently, they have increased their advertising budget to attract more customers. Employees here get to be a part of the cutting-edge innovation, and also to be at the forefront of breakthroughs in solar power.
Sempra Energy: Sempra Energy was created in 1998 by a merger of companies, Los Pacific Enterprises and Enova Corporation.Headquartered at San Diego, California, Sempra distributes natural gas to more than 7.2 million customer meters and electricity to 3.4 million customer meters through its Southern California Gas (SoCalGas) and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) utilities. It employs more than 16,000 employees and has consumers worldwide. They promote energy efficiency, operate low- and zero-carbon energy infrastructure, and embrace energy innovation.
Exploring careers in this sector
Since clean energy is still developing, the job opportunities in this sector continue to increase. You can choose your career route from government organizations to private companies. The pay scale is also good with employees getting opportunities to work and travel to other countries. This field sees a lot of collaborations hence chances of employment is high. Most of all, employment in these companies helps you contribute to the well-being of the environment in activities such as conserving energy, preventing pollution and recycling.