There are 8,000 parts in a wind turbine, all of which can be made in Michigan. Clean, renewable energy is a Michigan-made industry that grows our statewide economy and creates jobs. But our state’s investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency are set to expire next year.
Upwards of 12,500 clean energy and clean transportation jobs were announced in the second quarter of 2014, according to a report from E2. A significant number of these jobs will allow states to fulfill federal carbon pollution standards introduced as part of the Clean Power Plan announced in June.