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New Fellowship Program Supports Young Professionals Who Want to Make a Difference in the World

Posted on April 24, 2017 by Bob Keefe

By Bob Keefe E2 Executive Director In January, the Deloitte consulting firm released its annual survey of millennial professionals in the workplace. Findings from the survey of nearly 8,000 young professionals were telling: 76 percent said they regard business as a force for positive social change 62 percent said business leaders are committed to social […]

Greater Adoption of Electric Vehicles Would Lower Colorado Utility Bills

Posted on April 18, 2017 by Susan Nedell

By Susan Nedell E2 Rocky Mountains Advocate If more Colorado residents drove more electric vehicles (EVs), the cumulative value to the state stemming from avoided fuel and vehicle expenses, reduced utility bills and reduced pollution could reach anywhere from $7 billion to $43 billion by 2050, according to new research conducted by M.J. Bradley & […]

President Trump’s Rollback of Clean Power Plan Will Hurt American Jobs, Competitiveness

Posted on March 28, 2017 by Bob Keefe

By Bob Keefe E2 Executive Director NOTE: E2’s press release on this subject can be found here. President Trump’s plans to rollback the Clean Power Plan and other commonsense clean energy and climate policies puts our environment and our children’s future at risk. It also puts something else at risk: American jobs and competitiveness. More […]

In Trump’s first 100 days, retired military brass calls for strong clean energy stance

Posted on March 23, 2017 by Jeff Benzak

In the first 100 days of the Trump administration, E2 members who are military veterans authored a trio of op-eds that ran in influential newspapers across the country. The op-eds urged the White House — and state governments — to defend and strengthen crucial clean energy policies in the name of our economy, environment and national security. […]

Doubling Energy Efficiency Savings in CO Would Bring Huge Economic Benefits to the State

Posted on March 15, 2017 by Susan Nedell

By Susan Nedell E2 Rocky Mountains Advocate Here in Colorado, the clean energy economy employs 62,000 workers. The state has the opportunity to create thousands more new clean jobs and add hundreds of millions of dollars to its economy, while cutting carbon pollution and saving money for its electricity customers, by strengthening its investments in […]

Attention President Trump – Here’s An Efficient Way To Create Jobs

Posted on January 20, 2017 by Bob Keefe

By Bob Keefe E2 Executive Director If they care about creating jobs, driving economic growth and saving consumers’ money, here’s one industry our elected officials in Washington and beyond should support: Energy efficiency. Nearly 1.9 million Americans now work in energy efficiency in America. A new analysis (read it here) by business group E2 (Environmental […]