Traveling through the heartland for my work with E2, it became clear to me that young Midwesterners are leveraging the region’s manufacturing expertise to transform the Rust Belt into an advanced energy hub. To help tell this important story, E2 is launching our “Clean Power Players” project. In videos and in written profiles, we will highlight about a dozen Millennials who are part of a new generation of Midwestern clean energy business leaders. But we need your help.
Win, lose or draw, here’s one nonpartisan issue on which Republicans and Democrats alike should agree: Clean energy works for America. Many Republicans elected Tuesday hail from states leading in clean energy. In fact, a new E2 report shows just how nonpartisan clean energy is.
More Michigan homeowners are investing in renewable energy, especially as prices for equipment come down, according to utility companies and solar proponents. There’s also a federal tax credit set to expire in 2016.