Click me

Made in America: Clean Energy Jobs

M CLEAN ENERGY JOBS de in America America's clean energy investments are paying off -- renewable energy is helping employ Americans all over the country. According to a report from Environmental Entrepreneurs, clean energy is leading the way for greater innovation, more sustainable jobs, and partnerships that are driving workforce development. These announcements 70 70 37,409 could create more than The number of companies, cities and organizations in the U.S. that announced CLEAN ENERGY JOB PROJECTS NEW JOBS. in April, May and June, 2012. SO, WHERE ARE AMERICA'S CLEAN ENERGY JOBS? Total Jobs Announced by State in Second Quarter 2012 2001+ 1001 to 2000 501 to 1000 101 to 500 Fewer than 100 STRENGTH in Numbers LEADER OF GROWTH SPURT IT TAKES TVWO A57 THE PACK Nearly 20,879 ONE-THIRD The number of Congressional districts with clean energy of announcements came from states in the Midwest, job announcements this quarter. Nine projects span across districts represented by both Democratic and Republican lawmakers. The number of clean energy job announcements in California indicating growth in clean energy investments in the region. more than twice as many as any other state. Highlighting SUCCESS PUBLIC TRANSIT LOS ANGELES, Calipornia The City of Los Angeles began work on an 8.5 mile light rail transit corridor, which will link to another light rail line, connecting local communities all over the city. The project will provide more than 18,000 jobs over the course of the five-year construction period. SOLAR GENERATION WIND GENERATION WASHINGTON COUNTYernia ARLINGTON, Onegon Smart Energy Capital and Jacoby Development announed plans to build the largest solar energy facility in the State of Georgia. The 10 megawatt solar project will generate 75 jobs for construction and ongoing operations. Caithness Energy's 845 megawatt wind project has already begun generating electricity. When it is fully completed in 2012, the project will generate enough energy to power almost 157,000 homes. The job is set to create 400 construction jobs and 35 full-time jobs. SOLAR GENERATION BIOFUELS IMPERIAL VALLEY, Califn BLAIR, Nebraska Abengoa announced that it has been hired to build a 200 megawatt solar array in Imperial Valley, CA. The $360 million project will create 150 construction jobs, and is expected to be operational in the second half of 2013. A tax credit from the U.S. government helped Novozymes launch its enzyme production facility, which produces various enzymes that are key components to the advanced biofuels industry. The facility created 400 construction jobs and 100 full-time jobs. SOURCES: E2 Clean Energy Jobs Report (×KMO), U.S. Department of Energy ENERGY.GOV

Made in America: Clean Energy Jobs

shared by sarahgerrity on Nov 08
Breaking down the latest Clean Energy Roundup from the Environmental Entrepreneurs.


Did you work on this visual? Claim credit!

Get a Quote

Embed Code

For hosted site:

Click the code to copy


Click the code to copy
Customize size