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11/20/2014:

Congress should extend tax credit to boost renewable wind power, says Kansas City Star

In its lame-duck session, Congress needs to renew a tax credit that’s crucial to increasing the production of clean, renewable wind energy in gusty states such as Kansas.

11/18/2014:

In Pa., more efficient buildings and more renewable energy mean more jobs

When the temperature plummeted over the weekend, homeowners and businesses across Pennsylvania were forced to crank up their heat. In another few weeks, a new batch of heating bills will show up in our mailboxes. For many of us, there’s bound to be some sticker shock. Fortunately, our state has a large and growing force of well-trained workers helping make our homes and businesses more energy efficient.

11/14/2014:

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: Not From Keystone -- From Clean Energy

As Congress tries to go around President Obama to approve Canada’s Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, we continue to hear about jobs, jobs, jobs. If members of Congress are so concerned about jobs, why are they willing to bet our future on the Canadian pipeline while refusing to support crucial, overdue policies that will expand clean energy that’s homegrown right here in the USA?

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Clean Energy Jobs Report: Q3 2014

More than 18,000 clean energy and clean transportation jobs were announced across the U.S. in Q3 2014. To continue job growth, Congress must extend clean energy and energy efficiency tax incentives.

The report notes that across the country, the military plays an important role brining clean energy to scale and creating good private-sector jobs.