Economic Development Opportunities in Clean Energy: April 2017 Update

Helping local chambers of commerce and their member companies navigate and prosper in the clean energy space. 

Massachusetts Sets Sights on Attracting Offshore Wind Industry; Local Chamber Hosts Dialogue on its Growing Job Potential

"We are excited by the job and investment growth that offshore wind development could offer to our member businesses and community," said Rick Kidder, President and CEO of the New Bedford Chamber. More.

Clean Energy Is Seeing Monumental Job Growth

The renewable energy sector in America now collectively generates $200 billion in annual revenues and employs 2.7 million Americans. More.

Renewable Energy Is Helping Rural America

U.S. wind facilities have paid rural landowners $222 million a year, with 70% of the nation's wind farms located in low-income areas. More.

Solar Jobs Up 25 Percent from 2015

More than 260,000 Americans were employed in the solar industry in 2016-- a 25 percent increase since 2015, according to the Solar Jobs Census 2016. States with significant growth include Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Oklahoma and Wisconsin. More.

CICE's Press Statement:  Nationwide Network of Local Chambers of Commerce Calls Executive Order to Roll Back Clean Energy Misguided, Missed Opportunity

CICE recently released a press statement on President Trump's recent Executive Order rolling back the Nation's clean energy standards. More.

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