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This startup is going to put one of the world’s largest sustainable greenhouses in coal country

By Adele Peters FastCompany, June 10, 2019. [350Pgh note:  Now this is the kind of industrial technology from the Netherlands that we like to see, lots of land available in Beaver County…..    Note also that 5th Season is building a  large vertical farm  in Braddock, PA using technology from CMU.] AppHarvest is building a 60-acre greenhouse (More...)

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Report: 90,000+ Clean Energy Jobs Across Pennsylvania

E2 Press Release, June 18, 2019. PHILADELPHIA (June 18, 2019) – More than 90,000 Pennsylvanians now work in clean energy after the state added 5,000 jobs in 2018, according to a new analysis of energy jobs data by the national nonpartisan business group E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs) and partner organizations Keystone Energy Efficiency Alliance (KEEA), Sustainable (More...)

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Solar Industry Releases New Diversity and Inclusion Reports With a #DiversityChallenge for Energy Organizations

The Solar Foundation Press Release, Washington, D.C., May 6, 2019 – Solar companies are doing a better job of tracking employee demographics and generally provide positive work environments for their employees, but senior leadership in the industry lacks diversity and gaps remain in wages and job satisfaction, according to a comprehensive study by The Solar (More...)

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City Officials Reopen Solarize Philly

yep, Philadelphia has a 1 billion dollar 10 year energy campaign.  Lets it do things like SolarizePhilly making Philadelphia the fourth fastest growing solar market in the nation. Philadelphia Energy Authority news, April 23, 2019 | Energy Campaign, Energy News, Residential, Solarize Philly Philadelphia, April 23, 2019 – Mayor Jim Kenney, Council President Darrell L. Clarke (5th District), and (More...)

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Some say that AOC’s GND is DOA. WTF?

The Green New Deal meets America’s myopia.   GreenBiz, February 12, 2019. By Joel Makower   Over the past few days, nearly everyone within arm’s reach of a keyboard seems to have weighed in on the Green New Deal, an ambitious framework for future congressional legislation. It aims to build a clean economy and eliminate the U.S. carbon (More...)

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PEA’s Philadelphia Energy Campaign Receives Harvard Recognition

Philadelphia Energy Authority Press Release, June 14, 2018 – The Philadelphia Energy Campaign, an initiative proposed by Council President Darrell L. Clarke and administered by the Philadelphia Energy Authority, is the subject of an award-winning research paper published at Harvard University. The paper, titled “A Pathway to Preservation? Planning Processes at the Intersection of Climate Change and Affordable (More...)

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Nearly 70,000 Clean Energy Jobs in Pennsylvania

E2 and Keystone Energy Efficiency Alliance Press Release. Aug. 31, 2017   Labor Day Report: Nearly 70,000 Clean Energy Jobs in Pennsylvania Top Counties: Allegheny, Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Lehigh, Luzerne, Westmoreland, York; 6 Percent Statewide Growth Rate PITTSBURGH (August 31, 2017) – Nearly 70,000 people work in Pennsylvania’s clean energy sector, according to (More...)

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Alberta’s Oil Workers Are Shifting To Renewable Energy Jobs

Chris ArsenaultThomson Reuters Foundation, as reported in the Huffington Post, 08/13/2017   Updated 08/13/2017. TORONTO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) — After nearly a decade of riding Canada’s oil boom, drilling contractor Jennifer Turner found herself low on work, like thousands of other employees in the fossil fuel business left jobless following a plunge in oil prices. Today, she helps unemployed oil (More...)

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In Texas, green builders fill a climate leadership gap

Anna Clark, Friday, June 30, 2017, GreenBiz. The U.S. president missed a leadership opportunity by pulling America out of the global race to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but the U.S. Green Building Council president has picked up the baton. As Mahesh Ramanujam, CEO of USGBC, declared, the “surge of climate commitments and actions by the private sector, (More...)

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