2009 State of Michigan Green Jobs Report

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This report was the first of its kind to analyze the green job market in MI (3% of workforce) through an analytical (industrial and occupational trends), qualitative (focus groups), and quantitative (employer survey) approach. It’s concluded that the MI green job market has further potential and is growing despite an economic downturn.

Description:
This report was the first of its kind to analyze the green job market in MI (3% of workforce) through an analytical (industrial and occupational trends), qualitative (focus groups), and quantitative (employer survey) approach. Discussed are Michigan’s green related industries and occupations, and also tracking them. It’s concluded that the MI green job market has further potential and is growing despite an economic downturn.
Classification:
Advanced Combustion Engine Technology
Alternative Fuels and Lubricants
Electric Machines and Power Electronics
Energy Policy
Energy Storage and Battery Technology
Grid Interface (Power and Communications)
Fuel Cells/Hydrogen
HEV/EV System Technologies (HEV, EV, and Plug-in HEV)
Integration, Networking, and Communications
Materials Lightweighting
Product Lifecycle:
Pre-production: Research, Design, Development, Testing, and Tooling
Production: Manufacturing, Assembly, and Operations
Post-production: Service, Reuse, and Recycling
Resource Type:
Paper/Report
Institution:
Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth
Author & Title:
Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives
Date Developed:
Monday, May 11, 2009
Keywords:
Green Economy,Michigan,Workforce
Education Level:
High School (9-12)
Undergrad Students (13-14)
Audience:
Educators
General Public
Industry Professionals/Practitioners
Researcher
Students