Job Creation

Vocational School Prepares Students For Job Market

Even though Washington policies may be in full retreat concerning the environment, the world’s energy economies are moving toward the future. Growing opportunities in the methane management technology and services industry is one example, where new well-paying jobs in the industry are being created across the U.S. and Canada. These are jobs that could soon… Keep reading →

3 Ways The Clean Power Plan Will Strengthen Our Economy

Burbo Bank Wind Farm Now Fully Operational

On Monday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the Clean Power Plan, the first initiative of its kind to curb carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from existing U.S. power plants. By improving air quality, the plan promises to prevent 90,000 childhood asthma attacks and avoid up to 3,600 premature deaths each year – without compromising economic growth.… Keep reading →

President Obama Speaks At Southern Site Of The Keystone Oil Pipeline

By continuing to delay the Keystone XL pipeline, President Obama continues to elevate politics over the pipeline’s merits and symbolism over acting in the U.S. national interest. Instead of giving the go-ahead to a project that would create good, middle-class jobs, boost the national economy and strengthen America’s energy security, the president talks about preserving… Keep reading →

Schwarzenegger Tours Solar Panel Roof Of A Sam's Club

It’s been a great year for the solar energy industry. By the end of 2014, solar deployment is slated to be up nearly 40% over 2013. Today, the booming demand for solar energy supports more than 173,000 jobs and the U.S. has become the third largest solar market in the world. You can find solar… Keep reading →

California Continues To Lead U.S. In Green Technology

Energy Department creates Jobs Strategy Council to Focus on Job Growth in Energy Economy WASHINGTON – Today, Secretary Moniz announced the creation of the Jobs Strategy Council (JSC), an initiative focused on accelerating job growth in American-made clean energy sources while implementing the President’s Climate Action Plan, during a roundtable with the business leaders of… Keep reading →

Senate Holds Confirmation Hearing For Ernest Moniz For Energy Secretary

Statement from Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on the 2014 Solar Job Census WASHINGTON, D.C. — Secretary Ernest Moniz issued the following statement today on the 2014 National Solar Jobs Census: “Solar power is a key component of our all-of-the-above approach to American energy, creating good-paying American jobs that support our growing clean energy economy. According to… Keep reading →

Obama Arrives Back To White House After Trip To Tennessee

Near the end of his appearance on the “Colbert Report” earlier this week, President Obama tells host Stephen Colbert that getting things done is the real satisfaction he takes from his job: “I love the job, and it’s an incredible privilege. But when you’re in it you’re not thinking about it in terms of titles.… Keep reading →

Demonstrations Over Construction Of Gas Pipeline

A good deal of the buzz generated by America’s ongoing energy revolution has centered on the way surging domestic production is changing the crude oil imports picture. No question, it’s a pretty one, with net imports as a share of consumption falling to levels not seen in nearly three decades. That’s great news for job creation,… Keep reading →

Oil Prices Rise As BP Shuts Pipeline

It’s one thing to talk about energizing the U.S. economy, it’s another to walk the talk. America’s oil and natural gas industry is doing that, with four companies ranked in the top 10 of the Progressive Policy Institute’s list of leaders in U.S. capital spending in 2013. PPI’s top 25: As you can see, ExxonMobil ($11.07 billion),… Keep reading →