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Engineer examines settings inside the yard of an electric substation
Up to 40% of the 400,000 individuals employed by U.S. utilities are expected to retire or leave by 2013, creating demand for a new generation of workers
More than a third of the country's 400,000 electric utility employees are headed for retirement....
Jul 14, 2011 | Read More
The New York metro area had the most 'clean jobs' in 2010, with more than 150,000 positions, finds a new Brookings Institution study
The clean economy is fueling industry and job creation in almost every major city in America — from...
Jul 13, 2011 | Read More
Training academies are cropping up to steer students and professionals into clean energy industries that lack manpower to match growing opportunities
A surge in business for algae-biofuels developer Sapphire Energy has led to a new but welcome...
May 16, 2011 | Read More
Using a new "crowdfunding" program called Solar Mosaic, the city is selling solar tiles to locals for $100 a pop and installing them on public buildings
The city of Oakland, Calif., is getting its residents to help build out a clean energy economy, one...
Apr 22, 2011 | Read More
Time lags on projects that were supposed to deliver a quick fix to the economy hurt Democrats at the polls, especially in the Midwest
From the moment he was elected president in the depths of a historic recession, Barack Obama held...
Nov 10, 2010 | Read More
"You’re not sovereign unless you’re controlling your energy future.”
When Dillon Toya started his senior year at Jemez Pueblo's Walatowa Charter High School in northern...
Nov 7, 2010 | Read More
Chris Larson used a "green cudgel" to beat out state Sen. Jeff Plale. His victory is a beacon to Wisconsin progressives.
 WASHINGTON—Before climate change denial became a tenet of the Tea Party movement, a headline...
Oct 14, 2010 | Read More
Houston is rising U.S. star in green jobs race; Mexico quietly competes with Asian giants as solar factories sprout south of the border
China is prevailing in the global race for green jobs in sectors from solar panels to advanced...
Oct 6, 2010 | Read More
The World is Counting on These Future Engineers to Solve Climate Change
While most green jobs training programs focus on skills like solar panel installation,...
Apr 21, 2010 | Read More
Perceptions of whether California’s Global Warming Solutions Act, AB 32, is going to save or...
Feb 22, 2010 | Read More