America’s Largest Energy Sector is Poised to Power U.S. Recovery.

Energy Efficiency (EE)—the largest U.S. energy sector—can repower America’s economy as we work to overcome the economic effects of the pandemic. As lawmakers and policymakers seek to get America back to work after the COVID-19 health and economic crisis, every job matters. From 2015 to 2019, the energy efficiency sector became one of the biggest, fastest-growing, and most beneficial sectors for both our economy and our environment.

This report details the size of this important employment sector, the troubles it is facing due to COVID-19, and how focusing recovery policies on efficiency can help boost America’s economy— quickly and for the long run.

The 20210 Energy Efficiency Jobs in America report includes an 11-page national summary and individual factsheets for all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia that include more detailed findings including job totals for every congressional and legislative district, industry and technology breakdowns, and maps of every state’s top counties.

This annual report focuses solely on the energy sector of the economy. Jobs in retail trade, vehicle efficiency-related work, and the 4.2 million jobs related to efficient manufacturing processes are excluded from these numbers.

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To download the national summary, click here or the report cover above.

For all 51 individual factsheets, visit https://ee.e4thefuture.org/ or  .

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AMERICA’S TOP 10 STATES | 2019 Energy Efficiency Jobs

QUESTIONS & FAQ

For questions on this report, methodology, reported job numbers, or requests for specific additional data, email E2 Communications Director Michael Timberlake (mtimberlake@e2.org). An FAQ for the report, including answers to questions on methodology, is available here.

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If you are looking for additional insight into E4TheFuture and E2’s other research and publications on the energy economy, visit E4TheFuture’s Publications homepage or E2’s Reports homepage.

This report follows E2’s Clean Jobs America analysis which found the clean energy jobs account for nearly 3.4 million jobs across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Both reports expand on data from the U.S. Energy and Employment Report (USEER) produced by the Energy Futures Initiative (EFI) in partnership with the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO), using data collected and analyzed by the BW Research Partnership. E2 and E4TheFuture is a partner on the USEER, the fifth installment of the energy survey first released by the Department of Energy in 2016.

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