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Big Wind, Renewable Energy Boost as Illinois Gov. Quinn Announces Rock Island Clean Line Project Labor Agreement

March 7th, 2012 | by Andrew

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn yesterday announced a project labor agreement between Rock Island Clean Line and Flora, Ill.-based Southwire that over a three-year period "will support wind turbine and transmission manufacturing in Illinois and create 1,450 union construction jobs. "The Rock Island Clean Line will enable some $7 billion worth of investments in new wind energy projects to move forward, which today cannot be constructed due to lack of transmission," according to an IGNN press release


+330,000 Jobs in 2 Decades from Energy Efficiency

September 21st, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Energy efficiency saves us bucket-loads of cash, but it also creates jobs for our fellow Americans (and the money they make goes back into our economy). James Dixon, chairman of the National Association of Energy Service Companies, recently pointed out on Politico that, since 1990, the energy efficiency industry has added 330,000 jobs (I imagine some of you have such jobs). Here's more


Pres. Obama’s ‘American Jobs Act’: Focused, Forward Looking, Equitable & Fiscally Responsible

September 9th, 2011 | by Andrew

With the proposal of the $447 billion 'American Jobs Act' to a joint session of Congress Thursday night, President Obama again demonstrated his ability to recognize and zoom in on the key issues and challenges facing the US today. Job creation has become issue Number 1 on the political and public agenda, and with the 'American Jobs Act,' Pres. Obama and his administration have wasted no time in crafting a program that appears focused, forward looking, equitable and fiscally responsible


DOE Announces $43 Million Program to Jumpstart Offshore Wind

September 8th, 2011 | by Andrew

The DOE announced a clean energy package aimed at jumpstarting offshore wind power development Thursday morning in advance of Pres. Obama's speech to a joint session of Congress Thursday evening in which he is expected to announce a $300 billion-$400 billion jobs stimulus program


Governments Should Subsidize Loop-Based Business Models

March 18th, 2011 | by Piotr Jędrzejuk

Carbon may speed up the growth of trees (in the short-term) but certainly not our economy. For many decades, businesses were only functioning in one direction. This will have to change in the coming years, since such a one-way business focus, known as the river economy, is only focused on production of goods and leaving them in the hands of consumers, who throw them away after their product-life has ended. This will become less profitable in the coming years as the cost of natural resources will increase, resulting in higher development costs


Transportation in 2010

January 10th, 2010 | by Zachary Shahan

Transportation is one of the biggest parts of our lives, whether we think about it or not. How will 2010 [&hellip



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