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Retired Marine finds sustainable energy on West Tenn. farm

Tennessee has a great deal of flexibility in how we can reduce our carbon footprint. We can provide incentives for people and companies to invest in efficiency; we can encourage power companies to get more electricity from wind and solar power; and we can support our rural area economies by encouraging the use of precision agriculture.


Why DuPont supports Oregon's low-carbon fuel standard

In order to direct DuPont’s science at solving our growing energy needs, we need policy stability that gives us access to markets and an ability to compete fairly. The Oregon clean-fuels standard is an example of such policy. It is a forward thinking, long-term policy that provides businesses like ours with the economic certainty needed to support the commercial development of these new fuels and the science behind it.


Clean Power Plan gives Pa. a roadmap for growing renewable energy economy

As an energy efficiency business owner who’s about to open a new office in Pittsburgh, R.J. Mastic supports the Clean Power Plan — which he calls the biggest U.S. breakthrough yet in our fight against climate change and a major economic opportunity for a state that currently employs 57,000 people in the clean energy sector.

Featured Video: StraightUp Solar in Illinois and Missouri

In Illinois, Missouri, and across the Midwest, the Clean Power Plan will help create jobs at companies like StraightUp Solar in St. Louis, where employees include a veteran and a former underground coal miner who's now a crew leader installing solar arrays on commercial and residential rooftops.
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Clean energy tax incentives like the PTC and ITC have spurred intense job creation and cost reduction in the renewable energy industry, providing benefits that far outweigh the tax revenue lost. Other industries have been claiming — and continue to claim — similar tax incentives.

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NEW: E2's Q2 2015 Clean Energy Jobs Report

Our latest quarterly clean energy jobs report shows that nearly 10,500 clean energy and clean transportation jobs were announced nationwide between April and June.

Solar was the top sector. Texas was the top state, followed by Nevada, California, Utah and North Carolina.