Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘green energy jobs’

Sustainability For The Future – Clean Energy Youth Empowerment

Sustainability For The Future – Clean Energy Youth Empowerment

Since the Jerry Sandusky scandal, Penn State University has suffered. But things are changing, for the better. While attending my daughter’s boyfriend’s graduation a few weeks ago I realized that PSU has much going for it, despite all the negative publicity. Of course Sandusky deserves to be where he is–in jail for a long time. Much good is going on here at the school’s main campus as well as its satellite compuses.

Green Energy Jobs: Top 10 Cities for Green Jobs This Summer

Green Energy Jobs: Top 10 Cities for Green Jobs This Summer

The job market is ripening this summer, with more businesses slated to do more hiring this season. Why not get your resume in the mix during one of the hottest hiring seasons since the Great Recession? It’s also a ripe time to move to explore new opportunities in other cities and states, and even if you still own a home that you have to sell, now is a seller’s market. So, consider the top 10 cities in which to look for green jobs.

Obama to propose ‘national plan’ on climate change

Obama to propose ‘national plan’ on climate change

US President Barack Obama will give a major speech on climate change Tuesday in which he will propose a “national plan” to curb carbon pollution despite resistance from Congress.

Wind Energy Jobs: Wind Slows down While Solar Heats up

Wind Energy Jobs: Wind Slows down While Solar Heats up

A recent report from CleanEdison Inc. shows that more than 36,000 people will be certified in the U.S. solar energy industry in 2020 as job growth in this green energy field is slated to surpass that in the wind energy sector. The reason? Solar energy panel prices are falling drastically (dropping by almost 30 percent during the past year), along with hopes that the wind energy production tax credit will be renewed in December—thus threatening the job prospects of thousands.

Green Jobs: Hawaii Relies More on Biomass than Solar

Green Jobs: Hawaii Relies More on Biomass than Solar

Looking for green jobs in Hawaii? Don’t look to the sun! Solar power doesn’t even rank in the top three renewable resources in The Aloha State. Instead, look for jobs in biomass, which produces a full 4 percent of Hawaii’s green energy, followed by wind and geothermal. PV comes in fourth.

Green Jobs: Alternative fuels gain favor and could gas up 600,000 jobs

Green Jobs: Alternative fuels gain favor and could gas up 600,000 jobs

The average fuel economy of the U.S. new-car fleet is increasing, and carbon dioxide emissions show incremental reductions. A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency report projects average “real world” CO2 emissions dropping to 391 grams per mile in 2011 and mileage creeping up to 22.8 miles per gallon for new cars. That compares with 394 grams [...]


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