About 110,000 New Green Jobs Created in 2012

The emerging green technology sector may be delivering the economic benefits its advocates have long said it would.

According to a year-end report from Environmental Entrepreneurs, more than 300 new renewable energy or clean transportation projects, facilities projects, and facilities were announced in 2012, promising an estimated 110,000 new jobs.

Sectors covered in the report include power generation (solar, wind, and geothermal), manufacturing, energy efficiency, public transportation, and biofuels. Solar, one of the fastest growing sectors with a 40 percent increase in installed capacity led renewables with 19,100 generation and manufacturing jobs.

Read more from the report at Green Tech Media.

 

By Gaylen Davenport

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About Gaylen Davenport

Worldwide provides clients complete turnkey energy efficiency evaluation and solutions. Our focus is in energy saving measures that offer the most savings and financial incentives, creating a rapid return on investment. What sets Worldwide apart is our ability to design, install and certify our installations to qualify for the Federal tax incentives for energy efficiency, then provide the documentation necessary to secure the tax incentives. Worldwide has recently entered the renewable energy field at the request of several of our clients.

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