If you are looking for a green job in today’s economy, there’s encouraging news. According to a recent report from the Brookings Institute and Battelle, job seekers looking for green jobs will not only find many opportunities, but higher pay as well.

The study reports that job growth rates in the clean economy are trending higher than the national average, ...

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Germany's pledge of €50 million in incentives is the latest indicator that industry's time has come.

 

The program will apply to newly-installed PV facilities with storage and solar plants with storage systems installed after December 31, 2012.

Subsidizing a storage system's energy capacity rather than its power capacity, as does California's Self Generation Incentive Program (SGIP), is a more ...

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The electric power generation sector lost more than 5,800 jobs from January 2011 through June 2014 despite a gain of nearly 1,800 non-hydro renewable electricity generation jobs, according to the latest data available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

BLS data shown here only reflect jobs in electric power generation, not the jobs associated with electric transmission and distribution ...

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Environmental issues are front and center of our lives in the 21st century. Once people realize the impact of global warming and climate change on the planet, it’s a short step to wanting to actively do something about it. But if you can’t afford to spend your life working for change without payment, the ideal way to combine your ...

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Connecticut has rewritten its renewable energy policy to boost hydropower from Canada.

The Senate approved legislation 26-6 on Tuesday, sending the measure to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy who has strongly endorsed it and will sign it into law.

Environmentalists fought the measure, demanding that the state use the clout of its renewable energy portfolio to help promote locally generated solar ...

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The Solar Foundation (TSF), an independent nonprofit solar research and education organization, has released its fifth annual National Solar Jobs Census.

The Census found that the U.S. solar industry employed 173,807 Americans in 2014, a figure that includes the addition of more than 31,000 solar jobs over the previous year, representing 21.8 percent growth in solar industry employment since November ...

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The green economy is a growing fast as companies discover that there's a financial and marketing benefit to improving the sustainability of their operations. And green jobs aren't all found in clean-tech companies, as many employers are trying to improve their environmental footprint.

What you will find is that there is a rapidly growing demand for people with backgrounds in ...

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