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Clean Jobs North Carolina 2022

Clean jobs in North Carolina grew by over 4 percent in 2021, more than double the growth rate of the state’s total workforce for the year. That growth also demonstrates the clean energy economy’s strong recovery from the COVID-19 economic downturn and sets ...


Southeast

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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...


Southeast

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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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REPORT: Record-Breaking Losses, Extreme Weather Trends Threaten Economies In Red And Blue States Alike

Analysis identifies historic and future trends by disaster type and region, down to the state, county, and congressional district Economic costs of climate change are growing alongside economic opportunities for action WASHINGTON, DC – As...


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REPORT: Midwest Clean Energy Jobs Grew 5% in 2021, Now Home to 714,323 Workers

Midwest’s clean energy economy positioned for even greater growth with Inflation Reduction Act investments Chicago, IL – Clean energy businesses in the Midwest added more than 36,400 workers in 2021, now employing 714,323 Midwesterners across the region. T...


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E2: New California Rule on Clean Vehicles Smart for the Economy

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is expected to adopt the Advanced Clean Cars II (ACII) regulation, which requires all new cars and trucks sold in California to be zero-emission vehicles beginning in 2035. The rule builds on California’s legacy of ...

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