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4.7 million more people were employed in clean energy in 2022 than in 2019, according to the IEA. But that's not enough.
12.7 million people work in the global renewable energy sector, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency.
The new federal Inflation Reduction Act alone could generate 900,000 net jobs by 2035, with other incentives creating even more.
Climate-friendly investments can create more jobs per dollar than polluting alternatives.
by Joel Jaeger
Is the move to net-zero, electrification and grid decarbonization creating jobs? It's a mixed bag.
by Emily Chasan
For energy buyers, procuring clean energy alone isn’t enough. As clean energy is poised for growth, make sure you’re supporting organizations that properly value their worker force.
It’s a reflection of the growing, influential force of the clean energy sector itself that will be difficult for serious politicians to ignore forevermore.
We have an unprecedented opportunity to write a new future. It would be criminal for our path forward not to include robust support.
From standards to codes to benchmarking, these programs could grow workforces and energy savings.
by Annie Gilleo
An environmental economist provides the evidence.
by Garth Heutel
With some of the highest solar capacity in the nation, there's clear demand for the clean energy job potential in Florida.
by Jake Hiller
Industry experts remain hopeful and excited about the green jobs market — yes, despite what you hear from Washington.
Jobs in solar power exceed those in oil, gas or coal extraction. And there are more surprises.
by Greg Kats
A deep-dive into the numbers behind labor and renewable energy.
With oil and gas jobs on the decline in some places, employment in renewable power is surging.
by RP Siegel
With more people now employed in the solar industry than in the oil and gas pipeline business, what is the future of the clean energy workforce?
Green building construction accounts for 38 percent of new jobs in the so-called green economy and 33 percent of all construction jobs. Here's a look at why this boom is happening.
by Dan Probst
The former Greenpeace organizer and co-founder of Sungevity will become the new head of California clean tech fund CalCEF.
The number of jobs in the green energy industry is increasing worldwide, but what needs to happen for this trend to continue?
by Will Nichols
In this powerful team-up, non-profit GRID Alternatives will use SunEd's cash and panel donations to get 4,000 low-income workers installing solar.
by Kit Kennedy
A recent event in Salt Lake City revealed auspicious signs for a carbon-reduced energy future.
America's veterans are helping to improve national security through a cleaner energy future.
by Pierre Bull
The rural town of Feldheim has become a surprising leader in clean energy.
In 2013, employment in solar grew at 10 times the rate of the national average, while fossil-fuel jobs declined.
While Frank O'Brien-Bernini's office has grown, he says every employee works in sustainability.