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.