Slow Job Growth in November Leaves 446,000 Clean Energy Workers Unemployed as COVID Cases, Shutdowns Surge

December 9, 2020 Slow Job Growth in November Leaves 446,000 Clean Energy Workers Unemployed as COVID Cases, Shutdowns Surge Clean energy businesses face weakening federal incentives unless Congress acts before holidays At rate since June, sector would need 36 months to reach pre-COVID employment Job growth slowest since unemployment peaked in May WASHINGTON, D.C. –…

Senate Confirms Bipartisan FERC Nominees

November 30, 2020 Senate Confirms Bipartisan FERC Nominees WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate voted this evening to confirm Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) nominees Allison Clements and Mark Christie. Following is a statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “We commend the Senate for confirming this highly qualified…

Multi-Sector Coalition Urges Congress to Include Support For Clean Energy and Clean Transportation in Must-Pass Legislation This Year

November 17, 2020 Multi-Sector Coalition Urges Congress to Include Support For Clean Energy and Clean Transportation in Must-Pass Legislation This Year WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a letter delivered to U.S. House and Senate leadership today, 45 organizations and companies spanning the environmental, conservation, clean energy, public health and faith communities are urging support for clean…

24,000 Clean Energy Jobs Added in October, Leaving 454,000 Unemployed After Months of Federal Inaction

November 12, 2020 24,000 Clean Energy Jobs Added in October, Leaving 454,000 Unemployed After Months of Federal Inaction • 40+ states continue to suffer double-digit unemployment in clean energy • 13% of clean energy workforce still jobless as industry nears slow season • Job growth remains below 0.9% across all sectors WASHINGTON, D.C. – The…