Midwest Jobs Boom From New Energy
Welcome to the 2016 Clean Jobs Midwest Survey: an in-depth look at Clean Energy Employment in the Midwest; 568,979 workers are employed in clean energy sectors.
March 2016 (Clean Jobs Midwest)
“…[12 Midwestern states currently employ over half a million workers in sectors including renewable energy generation, clean transmission, energy efficiency, clean fuels, and advanced transportation. The clean energy economy is growing in every Midwestern state – Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin…Clean energy employment in the Midwest spans both traditional and emerging industries, shaping existing businesses and bringing new opportunities to the region…Not only does the clean economy employ hundreds of thousands, the region’s clean energy employers also project a growth rate of approximately 4.4% over the coming 12 months, for an additional 25,000 jobs…This is compared to the national average employment growth around 0.5 % per year over the next 10 years…” click here for more