Small businesses are speaking up about the benefits of clean energy or energy efficiency measures. Some are uniting their voices through the Chambers for Innovation and Clean Energy, a nationwide organization that represents 2,000 chambers of commerce from all over the U.S.
More than 100,000 Ohioans are now part of the clean energy economy, a new study has found. Workers, even those employed by what might be thought of as a traditional industry or business, are actually part of the fast-growing clean energy economy, an analysis released Tuesday by the Ohio Advanced Energy Economy finds.
Think about the Midwest and you might think corn or cows or car manufacturing. Here’s what you should also think: Clean energy. A comprehensive new analysis by Clean Energy Trust (CET), Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) and partners across 12 states shows that the Midwest has become a clean energy jobs powerhouse in recent years. About 569,000 Midwesterners now work in clean energy in the states stretching from the Dakotas to Ohio.