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As Hawaii Prepares for Utility Reform, the State's Solar Industry Sheds 3,000 Workers

September 28, 2014 by Stephen Lacey

Hawaii's solar industry is in a precarious situation. As regulators and the state's utility company prepare to negotiate a sweeping reform plan to support more distributed energy, solar installers are finding it harder than ever to get permits for residential solar projects from the utility.[read more]

Finding Ways to Pollute Less, and Employ More

August 28, 2014 by EDF Energy Exchange

Employment and the Environment

 

Cleaner air, more American jobs: that’s a potential reality for the U.S. if it acts to curb emissions of methane. It’s a significant opportunity, and it’s one California Congresswoman Linda Sánchez encountered first-hand when she toured a Cerritos manufacturing plant last week.[read more]

Report: Nearly 5,600 Clean Energy and Transportation Jobs Announced in Q1 2014

May 27, 2014 by NRDC Switchboard

Clean Energy Jobs

Environmental Entrepreneurs reports that nearly 5,600 clean energy and clean transportation jobs were announced throughout the United States in the first quarter of 2014, which is a significant decline from the numbers from the previous two quarters.[read more]

Jobs: The Number One Word Clean Energy Advocates Should Be Using

Clean Energy and Jobs

Ads from the oil and gas industry with job-centric taglines are popping up all over D.C., implying that while renewables may have feel-good qualities, fossil fuels still power the economy and provide jobs. There’s just one problem: Clean energy does provide a lot of jobs, with the potential for many more.[read more]

Clean Energy Industry and US Jobs

August 31, 2013 by Peter Lehner

Clean Energy Industry

Hundreds of thousands of Americans who work in the clean energy industry, helping bring reliable, pollution-free energy and clean transportation to millions of Americans. And their ranks continue to swell, as the industry drives job growth and communities all over the country.[read more]

Rosie the Riveter On A Wind Turbine: Women And The Growing Green Economy

April 10, 2013 by Joseph Romm
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green empowerment?

Growing at a rate four times faster than all other jobs, the green sector offers new opportunities for good-paying jobs across the U.S. and raises the question: Are women benefiting from the transition to a green economy as much as men?[read more]