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The power of a clean energy economy

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Photo of Bry’Ana Wallace provided by MCE Technological improvements and demand for clean energy have caused a boom in the clean energy economy and green jobs across the country. Clean energy employment opportunities grew a staggering 70% faster than total nationwide employment opportunities from 2015 to 2019. By 2019, clean energy jobs outnumbered fossil fuel jobs 3 to 1 . The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts that solar installers and wind technicians will be two of the fastest growing occupations in the next decade.

Unlike fossil fuel jobs, clean energy jobs can also be created anywhere and everywhere that we use energy and clean energy jobs span many industries, including energy production, energy efficiency, electric vehicles and energy storage. Clean job opportunities are readily available and offer competitive wages to job seekers of all education levels, employing over 3 million people in the United States . What does the transition to a clean energy economy look like?

A successful clean energy economy has both economic and environmental benefits and supports vulnerable communities through a just transition. It’s essential to create pathways to help those working in the fossil fuel industry transition to long-term, well-paying careers in the clean […]

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