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It is projected that by 2020, there will be a shortage of 3 million experienced technicians and other professionals in renewable energy industries worldwide. Unless action is taken, the industries will have difficulty keeping pace with the increased demand for clean, renewable energy.
Two initiatives organizations can take are to develop institutional knowledge retention and process standardization. Both steps accomplish the goal of capturing project knowledge, industry awareness and organizational know-how so that it can be readily shared with incoming, less experienced workers. That streamlines the training process and improves efficiencies in developing and operating projects.
Dan Liggett is Communications and Public Relations Manager for geoAMPS, a technology company in the Columbus, OH, area that specializes in software solutions to manage land rights and infrastructure assets. For more information, call 614-389-4871 or visit www.geoamps.com.