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The Clean Energy Economy: Repowering Jobs, Businesses and Investments Across America


Public- and private-sector leaders are working hard to create a brighter economic future for our country, one in which new industries create well-paying, enduring jobs for Americans and spark growth from coast to coast.

The clean energy economy, still in its infancy, is emerging as a vital component of America's new economic landscape. That's the finding of The Clean Energy Economy: Repowering Jobs, Businesses and Investments Across America (PDF), a groundbreaking analysis by The Pew Charitable Trusts that sheds light on an increasingly important part of the nation's economic recovery.

Learn more by exploring the full report, fact sheets, company profiles and more.

Helpful Resources

  • The Clean Energy Economy

    The number of jobs in America’s emerging clean energy economy grew nearly two and a half times faster than overall jobs between 1998 and 2007. In a new report, Pew provides the first-ever hard count across the 50 states of the actual jobs, companies and venture capital investments that supply the growing market demand for environmentally friendly jobs, products and services.More

  • The Clean Energy Economy: State by State

    The emerging clean energy economy is creating well-paying jobs in every state for people of all skill levels and educational backgrounds. This sector is posed to expand significantly, driven by increasing consumer demand, venture capital infusions, and federal and state policy reforms.  More

  • The Clean Energy Economy Company Snap Shot

    Between 1998 and 2007, jobs in the clean energy economy grew at a national rate of 9.1 percent while traditional jobs grew by only 3.7 percent. By 2007, more than 68,200 business across all 50 states and the District of Columbia accounted for more than 770,000 jobs, despite a lack of sustained government support in the past decade.  More

  • The Clean Energy Economy: CO, FL, NM and TN Governors Respond to the Report

    Governors respond to the Pew Environment Group's report on the clean energy economy.More

  • Phone Briefing: Clean Energy Economy

    The Pew Charitable Trusts published a report detailing the nation’s clean energy economy, providing the first-ever hard count across all 50 states of environmentally friendly jobs, businesses and investments.More

  • Clean Energy Economy - Kil Huh & Lori Grange, Pew Center on the States

    The Pew Charitable Trusts released a report titled, The Clean Energy Economy: Repowering Jobs, Business and Investments across America, which includes the first-ever data across all 50 states of environmentally friendly jobs, businesses and investments.  More

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