One of the most important drivers of the economy is jobs. And today with many jobs going overseas Americans need to create more and better jobs for today’s workers. In this week’s Poughkeepsie Journal I had the opportunity to write a column regarding this very issue. Clean energy is one of the answers to this lagging jobs market, very simply clean energy creates clean energy jobs. Clean Energy jobs are at a all time high growth rate, outpacing many other sectors.
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Here is the link to UB’s announcement earlier this month. Read Here.
While we here in the USA continue to fight for and against renewable energy in our communities, town boards, courts, legislatures, corporations, schools…. our quiet neighbors up north have been developing a renewable energy plan that will perhaps exceed it’s international standards. Read Here!
Really? Well maybe not today but soon. (five to 10 years). But seriously there appears to have been some significant steps made that will indeed lead to real storage. READ HERE
It’s looking like off shore wind projects are finally taking off. For a while there it wasn’t looking very hopeful. This is great news for the renewable energy industry! Read here for some of the exciting new projects!
17 States have banded together to form the “Governors’ Accord for a New Energy Future”. New York and California are among them. It will be interesting to see how this plays out with the recent Supreme Court suspension of the Clean Power Plan and the courts final decision on the matter. Read Here!
The White House released a “Fact Sheet” this week on the President’s proposal to double clean energy Research and Development by 2012. “Accelerating clean energy innovation is essential to achieving the goal of limiting the rise in global temperatures to well below 2˚C,” the White House said. Read article here.
The switch to clean energy can be fast and even cheap according to Scientific America. It is simply a matter of strategic placement of solar and wind farms across the United States. The key word here is “strategic”.
Cheap and Fast – Read Here!
New York State continues to be a leader for the future! Governor Cuomo commits to a significant renewable energy plan in his State of the State speech.
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