The renewable energy industry globally, nationally, and in Washington State is in the midst of tremendous change. Significant growth in the renewable energy sector has occurred in recent years, and forecasts show that this trend is likely to continue. Forty-eight percent of planned generating capacity additions in Washington through 2011 are renewables.
Washington is on the leading edge of new developments in renewable energy, and the state is well positioned to accelerate the shift toward a clean energy economy to support state environmental and economic goals. But future growth in renewables will also depend on our ability to supply a well-qualified workforce to design, build, operate and maintain renewable energy plants and equipment.

View the WSU Renewable Energy Trends Report