According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics:
Employment of wind turbine service technicians, also known as wind techs, is projected to grow 96% during the next eight years, much faster than the average for all occupations. In fact, wind turbine technician ranks as the fastest growing occupation in the United States, with solar ranking 3rd.
The wind industry has created 3,001-4,000 jobs in Nebraska. Due to the growing demand for jobs in the wind energy sector, there are many workforce training and education resources available in Nebraska:
Job prospects continue to be excellent. Because wind and solar electricity generation is expected to grow rapidly over the coming decade, additional technicians will be needed to install and maintain new infrastructure.