The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) has released the results of its survey on green jobs and energy-industry market trends.
Sixty-seven percent of the more than 1,500 energy professionals who responded reported a shortage of energy-management practitioners.
Other findings of the survey:
"The need to develop a pool of qualified energy and green-collar professionals servicing the commercial, industrial, and governmental marketplace has never been greater," AEE Executive Director Albert Thumann said. "There is a dire need to implement programs and policies to stimulate effective energy-efficiency training. The jobs are there. The skilled professionals to fulfill them may not (be)."