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Vermont clean energy jobs board aims to net more resumes from women

Job boards like the one that Renewable Energy Vermont has launched will be important to connect newly qualified workers with jobs, said Bob Keefe, executive director of E2, an environmental advocacy group that tracks clean energy workforce trends. But their...

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Pennsylvania announces 191MW solar energy plan

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said Monday that half of state government’s electricity will come from solar energy as of 2023. The commitment – the largest among any governmental agency nationwide – will harness 191 megawatts from seven solar arrays in centr...


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Clean Energy & America’s Ocean Economy | By the Numbers

Report Summary As the Trump administration considers opening more of our coasts to offshore drilling, E2 worked with local partners on the east coast – the Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast (BAPAC) and the west coast – the Business Alli...

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Clean energy market added 5,000 jobs in 2018, new report shows

We need to challenge the government to think in a way beyond the traditional boxes in how we protect the planet give people sustainable jobs,” said Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sánchez, who attended a news conference Tuesday on the newly released clean ener...


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Study Shows an Already Strong Green Economy in NJ, Poised for More Growth

With nearly 52,000 jobs in renewable-energy areas, such as wind and solar, clean-vehicle manufacturing, and energy efficiency, New Jersey’s green economy employs about as many workers as UPS (19,000), Walmart (17,405) and Verizon (15,000) combined, accordin...


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Report: Clean Energy Jobs Employ Almost 52,000 in NJ

Nearly 52,000 people in New Jersey – about the same as are employed by UPS, Walmart and Verizon combined – make their living in the clean energy sector, bumping the state to the No. 9 spot in the nation. That’s according to nonpartisan business group Env...


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Report: Energy efficiency remains energy industry’s largest workforce, employing 2.2 million Americans

New analysis unveils state and county level employment data; 99 percent of U.S. counties are home to energy efficiency workers WASHINGTON — Nearly 2.2 million Americans now work in energy efficiency —more than any other sector of the U.S. energy industry, ...


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E2: Over 125 Business Leaders Call on Mayor Lightfoot to Act on Building Decarbonization

Over 125 business leaders call on Mayor Lori Lightfoot to act on electrifying and decarbonizing Chicago’s buildings, in a letter to be delivered to the Mayor this afternoon by business groups E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs) and Illinois Green Alliance. E2 ...


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E2: USPS Finally Delivers on Clean Vehicles

WASHINGTON – In a welcome about-face, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) announced that it plans to significantly increase its purchases of electric delivery vehicles and move towards creating one of the largest electric vehicle fleets in the nation. Boosted by...


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