National and local labs conducting energy and climate science research are good places to look for green/clean jobs. Here are a few.
In Tennessee, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory employs 4,800 people, making Knoxville first among all cities in the nation in growth in green jobs. A portion of the Lab is dedicated to energy including renewable energy and energy efficiency and biological systems including bioenergy.
In Colorado, the National Renewable Energy Lab located in the western suburbs of Denver, has job openings for highly qualified scientists, engineers, research technicians, project leaders, and analysts. NREL works on the development and commercialization of renewable energy including geothermal, hydrogen, biomass as well as solar and wind.
In California the Lawrence Livermore Lab is working on renewable energy, climate and carbon as well as other projects. Also in Northern California is the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. Research into the earth's carbon cycle is being conducted there.
Near Albuquerque, NM, the Sandia National Lab is researching energy, climate and infrastructure security.