Clean Jobs Nevada

Report shows more than 31,000 Nevadans work in clean energy

Report

There are more than 31,000 clean energy jobs in Nevada, according to a new report released in October 2017 by E2 and our local partners at the Clean Energy Project (CEP). The complete — available here or by clicking the cover below — was released in connection with CEP’s 2017 National Clean Energy Summit at the Bellagio Resort and Casino.

Press Release

E2 and CEP’s press release is available here.

Social Media Graphics

Clean energy means jobs in Nevada — tens of thousands of them:

This year’s report establishes a trend of clean energy jobs growth in Nevada:

It amounts to a 9.5 percent growth rate over the previous year:

The bulk of clean energy jobs in Nevada are in energy efficiency:

Nevada Clean Energy Jobs by County

Top 5 Counties:

County Map:

Nevada’s Clean Energy Future

Take a look at a report E2 released in Nevada in December 2016:

 

Recent Nevada Op-Eds and Press Coverage Featuring E2’s Work in Nevada

Gore optimistic about growth in renewable energy investment,” U.S. News and & World Report, October 13, 2017

Powering Nevada Forward,” Op-Ed by E2 member Dave Belote, Nevada Independent, March 23, 2017

Reno City Council votes to support energy efficiency,” Northern Nevada Business Weekly, January 12, 2017

Where new clean energy jobs may be created and why Nevada’s lawmakers may play a role,” KRNV NBC News Reno, December 8, 2016

Contact Us

For more information about E2’s work in Nevada, please contact Mary Solecki at mary@e2.org.

          

Banner photo: The solar array located within Nellis Air Force Base occupies 140 acres, contains about 70,000 solar panels and generates 14 megawatts of solar power for the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nadine Y. Barclay)