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Wind energy installations increased in 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) announced that the wind industry broke all previous records by installing nearly 10,000 megawatts of new generating capacity in 2009. The installed capacity is enough to serve more than 2.4 million homes. However, despite the increase in installations, the industry still …

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Third quarter engineering unemployment data show mixed trends

The unemployment rate for U.S. electrical and electronics engineers (EEs), which had jumped to a record high in the second quarter, has eased, according to third quarter data just released by the Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. For the engineering profession as a whole, the rate continued to climb, but more slowly.

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