Atlas of new professions studied energy industry of Kazakhstan at all stages: from energy generation, distribution, use and management. To create an atlas of new professions in the energy industry was conducted: 6 in-depth interviews, questionnaires on forecasts of the future of the industry with 136 industry experts, as well as 56 experts participated in foresight sessions. Following the results 32 new trades have been developed, 5 transforming and 10 disappearing trades are defined.
Created based on industry experts' foresight
Atlas of Energy Professions of Kazakhstan:
1. ALTERNATIVE ENERGY
Alternative energy. In Kazakhstan, the sun and wind already generate about 2.5% of electric energy. In the next 10 years it will increase to 10%. In Kazakhstan will develop a group of profession associated with the design, manufacture of components for renewable energy, as well as their construction, maintenance and management. In the coming years, Kazakhstan will need more and more specialists in this field.
If you are interested in alternative energy, then such professions of the future will suit you:
2. BIOENERGY OF ECO-SETTLEMENTS
The development of bioenergy in villages is a promising area of energy development in Kazakhstan. If you are planning to live in a village and you do not want to live in a big city, you can connect your future with bioenergy and start developing your own production in this sphere. The development of bioenergy in remote villages, aulas, will allow to produce fuel and develop the direction of agriculture for energy. Bioenergy is an excellent solution for development of energy independence of remote villages in Kazakhstan and construction of greenhouses with year-round production cycle on its basis.
3. "SMART" NETS
If you love IT and want to connect your life with power engineers, you should turn to the creation of "smart" networks in the energy industry. The development of "smart" networks is a task for the next 5-10 years. It will require from you knowledge in the field of power engineering, as well as in the field of artificial intelligence, because in the near future dispatching will be given under the control of an artificial dispatcher.
This direction can be interesting not only for a separate specialist, but also for Kazakhstani IT companies, which are ready to take up development of such digital products. In the future, this direction will also affect the formation of "smart" consumption system in Kazakhstan. Energy consumption management in homes and businesses will become an important part of life in Kazakhstan.
If you love IT and want to benefit the energy industry, you may be interested in professions such as the following:
4. ULTIMATE ANALYTICS OF EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE IN THE POWER INDUSTRY
It is no secret that the energy industry uses a large number of generating devices and machines to service them. If you are a fan of technology, you will be interested in the direction related to the creation of predictive analytics systems in the operation and maintenance of equipment and the creation of digital twin enterprises on their basis. Knowledge in the field of IT and energy will allow you to be in demand specialist in predictive analysis. The peculiarity of this direction is that these competencies are needed not only in the energy sector, but also in other traditional system-forming sectors of Kazakhstan - oil and gas industry, metallurgy, engineering, transport. You should pay attention to such new professions as "Engineer on modernization of traditional energy equipment", "Specialist of economy on demand", "Engineer on financial instruments", "Engineer of CAD based on multiphysical modeling of energy objects", "Production psychologist".