In 2020, A Renewable America (ARA) Jobs Tour connected decision-makers to the economic benefits of wind and solar, as well as the top policy priorities.
After a successful event in Santa Fe, New Mexico in early 2020, the ARA Jobs Tour shifted from on-the-ground events to virtual offerings in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. In partnership with the American Wind Energy Association, the Solar Energy Industries Association, regional partners, and local consultants, ACORE delivered 12 virtual townhall events and one in-person event as part of the 2020 ARA Jobs Tour.
Events in Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, New York, and New Mexico highlighted how expanding and upgrading transmission, as well as getting the market rules right on wind and solar projects paired with battery storage is critical to the accelerated growth of the two industries.
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ACORE also executed a federally targeted digital ad campaign in July 2020 to generate grassroots support for clean energy in the COVID relief packages. The ads were viewed over 1 million times and generated approximately 2,000 congressional office contacts.
The ARA Jobs Tour has traveled around the country spotlighting renewable job creation and other economic benefits of the growing U.S. solar and wind industries. Read more about individual events, which garnered more than 300 press clips, by clicking through the state pages.
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