Posts Tagged ‘clean energy’

Oct
2016
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St. Louis Building Trades Leader: Clean Energy Program Would Create 6K Jobs, $1B Economic Impact

St. Louis Building Trades Leader: Clean Energy Program Would Create 6K Jobs, $1B Economic Impact
  In a recent op-ed for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis Building Trades Executive Secretary-Treasurer Jeff Aboussie came out in support of Missouri’s new Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) initiative. The program aims to “help homeowners use less energy, lower utility bills, make their homes safer and more comfortable,...
Sep
2016
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First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Now Complete, IBEW Local 99 Crew “A Part of History”

First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Now Complete, IBEW Local 99 Crew
  America’s first offshore wind farm has been completed off the coast of Rhode Island, and more than 50 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 99 members helped build it. The Block Island Wind Farm is relatively small but could be a harbinger of things to come: By global standards, the Block Island Wind Farm is a...
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Oct
2014
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REPORT: Nuclear Energy Not Only Vital to Clean Energy, It’s a Massive Job Creator

REPORT: Nuclear Energy Not Only Vital to Clean Energy, It's a Massive Job Creator
  The Nuclear Energy Institute has issued a report, “The Impact of Exelon’s Nuclear Fleet on the Illinois Economy,” which details the economic benefits provided by existing nuclear power plants.  Among the report’s key findings are the sustaining of 28,000 jobs and $8.9 billion in the state of Illinois alone, according to a Nuclear...
Sep
2013
8

Surprises Abound in Report on Summer’s U.S. Clean Energy and Transportation Project Bounce

  Between April and June of this year, five dozen clean energy and transportation projects were announced that will result in 38,000 new U.S. jobs.  That figure represents a slight increase from the same period last year when 37,400 jobs were created and a significant increase from the first three months of 2013 when 12,000 [&hellip...
Aug
2013
8

New Energy Secretary, DOE Tout Wind Energy’s Rapid Growth, Continued Job Creation Potential

  Two new reports released by the Energy Department show that wind energy is growing at a record pace.  In 2012, wind energy accounted for 43 percent of all new energy additions and accounted for $25 billion in U.S. investment.  Wind energy is playing a major role in the Obama administration’s push toward clean energy [&hellip...
Apr
2012
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California Scores Two Major Clean Energy Victories in April

California Scores Two Major Clean Energy Victories in April
California has scored its second major clean energy victory this month when the Los Angeles City Council announced passage of an ordinance that clears the way for more solar panels in the city: the Los Angeles City Council approved an ordinance clearing the way for 150 megawatts of rooftop solar in the city. The CLEAN [&hellip...