Clean Jobs Pennsylvania 2017

Report shows nearly 70,000 Pennsylvanians work in clean energy

Report

There are nearly 70,000 clean energy jobs in Pennsylvania, according to a new report released in August 2017 by E2 and our partners at the Keystone Energy Efficiency Alliance (KEEA). The complete report is available here and by clicking the cover:

Press Release

E2’s and KEEA’s joint press release is available here.

Fact Sheet

A concise snapshot of clean energy jobs data in Pennsylvania — and the policies needed to ensure more growth at the state ad federal levels:

Social Media Graphics

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

This year’s report continues a trend of clean energy jobs growth in the Keystone State:

It amounts to a nearly 6 percent growth rate over the previous year:

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

For additional graphics on clean energy jobs in Pennsylvania, please e-mail jeff@e2.org.

Top Counties and Metropolitan Statistical Areas

Top 10 Counties:

County Map:

Top 5 Metropolitan Statistical Areas:

Clean Jobs Pittsburgh fact sheet

For a fact sheet highlighting clean energy jobs in Pittsburgh, please see here:

Recent Op-Eds and Press Coverage

Sen. Corman gets firsthand look at clean energy jobs from local firm,” Centre Daily Times, State College, Sept. 26, 2017

Sen. Corman visits Centre County to discuss clean energy jobs,” WTAJ, CBS affiliate for Johnstown, Altoona and State College, Sept. 25, 2017

Allegheny County leads Pennsylvania in clean energy jobs, as state sees growth in the industry,” 90.5 WESA Pittsburgh NPR, September 7, 2017

Clean energy jobs on the rise in Allegheny County,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 6, 2017

Pennsylvania saw 6 percent growth in clean energy jobs, report says,” Philadelphia Business Journal, September 6, 2017

Allegheny County leads Pennsylvania in clean energy jobs, according to new report,” Pittsburgh City Paper, September 6, 2017

KEEA: Nearly 70,000 clean energy jobs in Pennsylvania in 2016,” PA Environment Digest, August 31, 2017

‘We used to be progressive’: Why is Pennsylvania lagging on alternative energy?,” Salon, August 14, 2017

Clean energy investments pay off for Pennsylvania,” Marc Mondor op-ed, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 13, 2017

Interactive Map of Pennsylvania’s Clean Energy Economy

For an interactive map that shows the depth and breadth of clean energy in Pennsylvania at the local level — including solar and wind installations, local clean energy businesses, etc. — please see here:

Contact Us

For more information about E2’s work in Pennsylvania, please contact E2’s Pittsburgh-based consultant Sharon Pillar at pillarsharon@gmail.com.¬†For more information on the KEEA, please visit¬†www.keealliance.org.

(Banner photo of wind turbines in Pennsylvania by U.S. Dept. of Energy/NREL)