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BOEM sets May auction for offshore wind leasing in 2 areas off the Carolinas

One analysis from Environmental Entrepreneurs and the Southeastern Wind Coalition estimated leasing auction prices for a potential project off the coast of North Carolina to be about $140 million, with the potential for lower prices given more lease sale op...


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E2: Cooper’s EO A Critical Step for NC’s Clean Energy Transition; Now Time for Concrete Actions

On January 7, Governor Roy Cooper issued Executive Order 246, which strengthens North Carolina’s carbon emission reduction goals, emphasizing transportation decarbonization and equity in the state’s transition to a clean economy. The following is a state...


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Offshore Wind to Generate Billions for North Carolina Economy

The state must actively pursue development of offshore wind projects to capture the maximum economic opportunity RALEIGH, N.C. - A new analysis shows that constructing 2.8-gigawatts of offshore wind off North Carolina’s coast by 2030 will result in a net e...


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North Carolina Offshore Wind Cost-Benefit Analysis

SUMMARY Over the next decade offshore wind is expected to play a significant role in decarbonizing the U.S. electric sector, and especially along the East Coast. When states are considering offshore wind goals, they will certainly evaluate the myriad of as...


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Lexington’s congressional district holds nearly 5,000 clean energy jobs, report says

Kentucky’s 6th Congressional District in Lexington currently hosts 4,760 clean energy jobs according to a new national report by a nonpartisan group advocating for more investment. E2, which bills itself as a business group advocating for policies both b...


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Opinion: Biden’s plan can foster solar opportunity locally

According to the national, nonpartisan business group E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs), senior-level solar installers who are licensed electricians earn as much as $35 an hour and boast health and retirement packages. More solar jobs mean more money in ...


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Congress Passes Biggest Climate Bill in History

E2: Congress passes Inflation Reduction Act; clean jobs data shows every state benefits   WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 12, 2022) – Today, the House passed the Inflation Reduction Act, including the biggest investments in clean energy and climate action...


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Report: Clean Energy Jobs Benefitting Every State

E2: As Congress prepares to vote on Inflation Reduction Act, clean jobs data shows every state would benefit 3.2 million Americans worked in clean energy in 2021 Of top 10 states for clean energy jobs, half are red states; half are blue states 5...


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Inflation Reduction Act Could Help Economy, Environment

E2: Climate change is battering our economy; Congress should seize opportunity to pass legislation that can help WASHINGTON (July 28, 2022) – Sen. Joe Manchin and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer have agreed to historic legislation that includes the bi...


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