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North Carolina Clean Economy Works | An Economic Impact Analysis

E2's latest report on the economic trends in the clean economy post-Inflation Reduction Act (IRA finds large-scale clean energy projects announced in North Carolina in just the first year of the IRA are projected to create or support at least 30,000 jobs and generate tens of billions of dollars in new wages, tax revenue, and economic growth.

Companies behind these projects — ranging from EV and car charging equipment factories to lithium processing plants — have announced over 3,650 in direct jobs created by their projects and nearly $10 billion in direct investments for these factories and other facilities. But when indirect and induced impacts to other sectors of N.C.’s economy are included, the overall economic impacts are eight times as many jobs and includes billions added to N.C.’s gross domestic product (GDP) during construction and operation of these projects.

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Clean Jobs America 2023

Clean energy and clean vehicle jobs in America grew 4 percent in 2022, bringing the total number of workers in renewable generation, energy efficiency, clean vehicles, battery and storage, grid modernization, and biofuels to more than 3.3 million. Clean energy now employs over 40 percent of all energy workers in America.

E2’s eighth annual Clean Jobs America 2023 report shows that every state added clean energy jobs in 2022 – regardless of politics, climate, or geology.


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Since its inception, E2 has been recognized as a leader in advocation for policies that protect the environment while building economic prosperity. Our members use their collective voice to make the business and industry case for strong state and federal policies that address pressing environmental problems.

The Inflation Reduction Act is Working. So is America.

By now, there’s a good chance the nation’s most important climate and clean energy policy is already creating jobs and driving economic growth in your state.

And maybe in ways you might not expect.

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Eric is president and co-chair of an early-stage, sustainability-focused angel investor group. Founded in 2006, E8 has worked with dozens of private investors and innovative entrepreneurs in industries like renewable…

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301 Major Clean Energy Projects Announced Since IRA; Companies Announced 1,700 Jobs, $3B for 8 Projects in March

WASHINGTON – Businesses announced eight major new clean energy and clean vehicle projects last month, bringing the total number of large-scale projects announced in the U.S. since the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) was signed into law to 301, according to th...



Billions Awarded By IRA-Created Fund Can Be “Trailblazer” for Clean Energy in Low-Income, Rural Communities

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is anticipated to announce of funding today for the first grant recipients from the $27 billion financing program created by the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) for underserved and disadvantaged communities, known as ...



New Emissions Rules for Heavy-Duty Trucks a Good Start, But More to Be Done

“Shifting the heavy transportation sector to cleaner vehicles will reduce fuel costs for operators, spur innovation at big rig manufacturers and and cut pollution and greenhouse gas emissions."


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