More than 714,000 Midwesterners now work in clean energy industries across the Midwest according to a new analysis of energy jobs data from Clean Energy Trust (CET) and the national, nonpartisan business group E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs). The region’s clean energy economy now employs more than all the waiters and waitresses, computer programmers, lawyers and web developers in the Midwest combined, according to Department of Labor Employment Statistics.
Economic Boost From Oyen Wind Farm Part of Broader Alberta Renewables Boom
A $350-million wind farm project southwest of Oyen, Alta. has filled motel rooms, campgrounds and spare...Read Full Story