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N.C. must continue its support for renewable energy

In 2007 North Carolina became the first state in the the Southeast to adopt renewable energy standards. The law has produced positive results not only in cleaner, safer energy, but also in generating jobs and tax revenue.


The outlook for renewable energy in America in 2014

According to ACORE’s new report The Outlook for Renewable Energy: 2014, all the best industry trends are set to continue. Costs are down, installations are up, consumers are demanding more energy options and businesses are realizing the economic upside of going green.


Green Bank would create more clean energy innovation

A Green Bank can help expand the benefits of clean energy and create more innovation in this critical area, says E2 member Nancy Pfund. It also can create more jobs, revitalize our manufacturing sector and help solve pressing climate issues associated with global warming.

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The Johnson Controls battery plant in Holland, Ohio, produces batteries that support more fuel-efficient vehicles. More than 400 people work at the plant.
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Energy efficiency is a low-cost, job-creating method for significantly reducing U.S. energy demand.

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E2'S NEW JOBS REPORT: 2013 End of Year & Fourth Quarter

E2′s latest clean energy and clean transportation jobs report tracks more than 260 projects all across the country expected to create more than 78,600 jobs.

Top 5 states were: California, Texas, Hawaii, Maryland, and Massachusetts. Top sectors included solar, wind, and manufacturing.