Skip to content

Renewable Energy Technology Certificate

CC Certificate of Completion
type of award
1 Year
total Credits
Financial Aid Available
Next Steps

Start your journey!

Apply Now

Want to learn more?

Get Info
On this page

Join the renewable energy revolution: wind, hydro, geothermal and beyond! 


The renewable energy sector is booming, driven by increasing demand for clean energy sources like wind, hydro, geothermal and more. Clackamas Community College's Renewable Energy Technology Certificate equips you with the practical skills to design, install and maintain these cutting-edge systems.

Become a renewable energy technician

Our program provides comprehensive training for careers in the ever-growing renewable energy field. You'll gain expertise in:

  • Wind turbine technology
  • Solar energy systems
  • Hydropower technology
  • Geothermal energy systems
  • Energy efficiency and audits
  • And more!

Get started today!

Launch your career in the dynamic field of renewable energy. Clackamas Community College's Renewable Energy Technology Certificate program provides the hands-on training and industry knowledge you need to succeed.

For detailed description and outcomes for this program, view the course catalog.

Required classes for the Renewable Energy Technology Certificate

Job Outlook

Make your impact in the green energy job market 

The demand for renewable energy technicians is expected to grow significantly in the coming years.  

This certificate is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed for a successful career in the exciting world of renewable energy. Whether you're interested in harnessing the power of the sun as a solar panel installer, working on towering wind turbines as a service technician, or delving into alternative energy sources like biomass or geothermal energy, our program offers a path for you. 

Search related careers and regional data on wages and job outlook on WorkSource.

For more information on career opportunities for this program, view the course catalog.

Get the hands-on skills you’ll need to succeed in the renewable energy industry  

The Renewable Energy Technology Certificate from Clackamas Community College provides a blend of classroom instruction and hands-on labs to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in the renewable energy industry.  
  • Become an electromechanical detectiveUncover the cause of malfunctions in complex machines that combine electrical and mechanical parts. 
  • Learn the flow of power: Design, install and troubleshoot electrical control systems, ensuring smooth operation. 
  • Unlock the power of possibilitiesAnalyze different energy sources and choose the most suitable technology for each project. 
  • Empower homes for efficiencyConduct residential energy audits, diagnose energy usage patterns and recommend solutions to optimize home energy consumption. 

With our comprehensive training, you should be prepared to become a leader in the clean energy revolution, fostering a future powered by renewable resources, and building a fulfilling career in the ever-growing green energy sector. 

For more information on expected outcomes of successfully completing this program, view the course catalog.

Investing in your future

Clackamas Community College offers some of the lowest tuition rates in the Portland metro area. To begin building the cost for your program, you can start with the base estimate below. 

This estimate includes the cost of tuition and the general fees applied per class and per academic term. This estimate does not include additional fees required for many courses or the cost of course materials. Contact the program to learn more about additional costs that may apply. 

You can also find more information about the costs of attending CCC on the Tuition and Fees page.

Get help paying for college

Scholarships and grants (free money!) are available for students in this program. For help with financial aid and scholarships, contact the Financial Aid Resource Lab.  


See where your certificate can take you

The classes you take in this program can help you earn additional certificates or degrees. Take one step at a time and know that each step gets you closer to your future goals. Even if you decide to change direction later, you will have a solid foundation to build on to keep moving forward.

Ready to get started?

Are you ready to get started?

Let's find your path at CCC.

Get Started Schedule of Classes

When does the next term start?

Find your start date! View our academic calendar.

Academic Calendar 

How can I pay for college?

Invest in your future. Learn about financial aid options and manage costs.

Financial Aid + Scholarships

Tuition and Fees

Not sure what to study?

Discover your path! Explore our wide range of degrees and certificates.

Browse Degrees + Certificates
Ready to Get Started?