You may be asking, what’s E2?
E2 stands for Environmental Entrepreneurs. A Natural Resources Defense Council partner, the group is dedicated to proving that environmentally friendly business practices and economic growth don’t have to be mutually exclusive goals.
1. California (16 projects announced with 20,879 possible jobs).
2. Florida (3 projects announced with 7,375 possible jobs).
3. New York (3 projects announced with 1,408 possible jobs).
4. Michigan (9 projects announced with 1,319 possible jobs).
5. Colorado (2 projects announced with 1,100 possible jobs).
6. Ohio (4 projects announced with 712 possible jobs).
7. New Jersey (2 projects announced with 600 possible jobs).
8. Illinois (4 projects announced with 542 possible jobs).
9. Nebraska (1 project announced with 500 possible jobs).
10. Mississippi (1 project announced with 426 possible jobs)
It’s hardly a shock that California tops the list. But it turns out that nationwide, there are quite a number of green jobs to be had.
“As many as 37,409 jobs could be created from the more than 70 major clean energy projects announced across the United States during the second quarter of 2012,” says E2. The group is also sounding the alarm on the possible end of the Production Tax Credit (PTC), which could inhibit job growth in the wind energy sector.
Be sure to also check out E2’s clean energy jobs newsletters here.