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Report: Energy efficiency remains energy industry’s largest workforce and best bet for fast, equitable, local job growth

New state-by-state data reveals jobs lost to pandemic and details ongoing recovery WASHINGTON— A new report finds that while more than 2.1 million Americans now work in energy efficiency — which is more than work in any other sector of the U.S. energy indu...


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EXPLAINER: Can Biden add energy jobs? Hope mixes with doubt

An electrician who spent 20 years working on transmission lines for coal-fired power plants will be in high demand when building infrastructure for renewable energy projects, and those tend to be union jobs, said Bob Keefe, executive director of E2, a nonpa...

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Oregon’s clean energy sector took a 6,000-job hit in 2020

Oregon’s clean energy industry expected to gain 2,831 jobs in 2020, but instead lost 6,055, according to advocates for policies that support the sector. It’s been digging out of a hole since losing around 9,500 jobs from March through May last year, when...


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Biden’s promise to fossil fuel workers will require ‘enormous amount of work,’ union official says

Currently, the clean energy industry, including renewable energy, energy efficiency, clean fuels, and clean vehicles, has a 9% unionization rate, according to an October report from Environmental Entrepreneurs, the American Council on Renewable Energy, the ...


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Oregon Lost 6,000 Clean Energy Jobs from Covid-19, But Industry Remains Best Bet for Fast Recovery

PORTLAND, OR  – Projected to reach nearly 60,000 jobs in 2020, Oregon’s clean energy economy lost more than 6,000 after a tumultuous year driven by the global COVID-19 economic crisis. Despite losing 10% of its workforce, clean energy remains the state’s le...


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Clean Jobs Oregon 2020

The Promise of a Bright Future and Strong Economy Summary: Nurtured by smart clean energy policy over the past decade, including the Renewable Portfolio Standard, Clean Fuels Program and Coal to Clean, Oregon’s clean energy economy has fueled private ...


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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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