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08/28/2014:

Labor Day Report: 12,500 U.S. Clean Energy Jobs Announced In Second Quarter

On the eve of Labor Day weekend, a new report from the nonprofit, nonpartisan business group Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) shows that more than 12,500 clean energy and clean transportation jobs were announced in the second quarter of this year – more than double the number of jobs announced in the first quarter.

08/28/2014:

New clean energy jobs report something to celebrate this Labor Day

Here’s something to celebrate this Labor Day weekend: The continued growth of clean energy jobs in America. Environmental Entrepreneurs’ (E2′s) just-released quarterly jobs report shows that the number of new clean energy and clean transportation jobs announced in the second quarter of this year doubled from the previous quarter.

08/27/2014:

Agricultural region in Eastern Michigan quickly becoming state's wind turbine capitol

Michigan’s Thumb area is well know for the diversity of crop production, from carrots to strawberries to wheat, hay, corn, soybeans, sugar beets and some of the finest dairy herds in Michigan. Now, this rich agricultural area is producing a new “crop” — wind turbines.

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NEW! E2 Clean Energy Jobs Report Q2 2014

More than 12,500 clean energy and clean transportation jobs were announced across the U.S. in Q2 2014. Policies like AB 32 drove job growth in California, while Michigan and the solar sector also posted strong numbers.

The report notes the EPA’s Clean Power Plan is expected to drive future job growth, while Congress also has an opportunity to expand the economy by extending clean energy and energy efficiency tax incentives.