• Siemens
    Clean Jobs Midwest: 569,000 Clean Energy Workers in 12-State Region

    Nearly 569,000 people work in clean energy across 12 states in the Midwest, according to a new report from Clean Energy Trust and Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) available HERE.   Photo: Siemens wind turbine blades rumble down the...

    • Posted 1 year ago
  • Mark Stenftenagel, CEO and Principal of Whitney Architects, addresses members of the Illinois media on Monday, Nov. 23, 2015. Businesses from across the state are urging Gov. Rauner to grow the Illinois economy by backing the Clean Power Plan. Behind Stenftenagel from left are: Jen Allen, community manager, Coalition Energy; Kevin Johnson, Iraq War veteran and a managing director of Canadian Solar; Chris Baxter of EDP Renewables; and Greg Albright, a vice president at AllCell Technologies. (E2 photo)
    Illinois businesses: Gov. Rauner must back Clean Power Plan

    By Gail Parson More than 104,000 people work in clean energy in the state of Illinois. But you wouldn’t know it from the lack of clear support for this important and growing sector of our workforce by...

    • Posted 2 years ago
  • A rooftop solar array at West Union Elementary School in southern Ohio. (Photo courtesy of Energy Optimizers)
    When it comes to clean energy, Midwest no flyover country

    Published July 31, 2015 By Gail Parson Clean energy is a growing force in the Midwest’s economy. But like any other industry, businesses involved in clean energy need strong policies to ensure that they can grow their...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Study: More than 100,000 clean energy jobs in Illinois

    E2, Clean Energy Trust and other groups released a report in 2015 that shows Illinois is home to more than 100,000 clean energy jobs. The top sector was energy efficiency. To read the complete, comprehensive report, click here.

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • Zero Waste Global
    E2 member adds value to garbage

    Chicago-based E2 member Peter Lobin is managing director of ZeroWaste Global (ZWG), a management and consulting firm developing zero-waste business solutions. ZWG is associated with the private equity firm Pegasus Capital Advisors. In November 2013, E2 interviewed...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • 7758-S-Wood
    An energy efficiency success story from Chicago’s South Side

    By Dara Reiff James Morris is a pragmatic and resourceful building owner. As the sole owner of Morris Management, a rental property agency on the South Side of Chicago, he knows how important it is to keep...

    • Posted 4 years ago