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Union-Environmental Alliance Sees 15,000 Minnesota New Jobs in Energy-Efficiency Work

Frank Jossi for Midwest Energy News: Minnesota could create 15,000 jobs and save more than $3.1 billion by reducing energy use in municipal buildings, universities, schools and hospitals, according to a new report. The report, “20 for MN: A Proposal To Reduce Minnesota’s Energy Use In The M.U.S.H. Sector By 20 Percent,” was released earlier […]

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Report: 1 in 50 New Jobs in the U.S. Is in Solar

Katie Fehrenbacher for GreenTech Media: The number of jobs created to make, sell and install solar panels in the U.S. grew at a record pace last year, and grew much faster than the overall American economy, which is welcome news for the solar industry in the face of policy uncertainty. The new figures were issued […]

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On the Blogs: Oil and Construction Aren’t the Only Job Sectors

Chip Colwell for On his fourth day as U.S. president, Donald Trump penned executive orders to advance construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline Project pipeline and the Keystone XL pipeline. A week later, there were reports the new administration has ordered the Army Corps of Engineers to grant an easement that will allow completion […]

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Report: Regulation, in Truth, Is Creating More Jobs

From the Augusta (Georgia) Free Press: As incoming President Donald Trump prepares to appoint an anti-regulatory EPA administrator based on claims that environmental regulations “kill jobs,” a new report that synthesizes decades of economics research documents that this claim is false. The Environmental Integrity Project’s report, “Don’t Believe the Job Killer Hype,” examines data from […]

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U.S. Electricity Transition Is Driving a Jobs Boom: 100,000 in 2016

Stephen Lacey for Green Tech Media: Grid modernization investments are creating a construction boom across America — largely driven by the deployment of solar. According to the Department of Energy’s latest report on jobs in the energy sector, employment in the electric power sector rose 13 percent in 2016 as utilities and developers built new […]

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IEEFA Seeks Research Associate in Sydney

The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) is seeking a research associate to work alongside Tim Buckley, IEEFA’s director of energy finance studies, Australasia in Sydney. The ideal candidate will have a degree in finance, accounting, energy, engineering or a similar field and will be strong with numbers and spreadsheets. Attention to detail […]

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