Press Releases

January 30, 2017

Biz Groups Urge Trump Administration, Congress to Support Strong Clean Energy Policies

National business groups ASBC and E2, with a combined membership network representing over 250,000 businesses and with over $100 billion in venture and private equity capital, today sent a letter to President Donald Trump, the incoming Administration, and the 115th Congress encouraging support for policies that will grow the clean energy economy.

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January 24, 2017

500+ Biz Leaders: Just Say No to Pruitt for EPA Chief

More than 500 business leaders from more than 20 states who represent nearly every sector of our nation’s economy today urged the Senate to vote against confirmation of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s next administrator.

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January 6, 2017

Report: 62,000 Clean Energy Workers in Colorado

More than 62,000 people in Colorado work in the clean energy sector, according to a new report from E2. Top 10 Counties: Denver, Arapahoe, Jefferson, Adams, Douglas, Boulder, Larimer, Weld, El Paso, Mesa; Energy Efficiency, Renewables Are Top Industries for Jobs.

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December 21, 2016

Nevada Has Major Opportunity to Grow Economy, Create Jobs by Strengthening Clean Energy, Clean Transportation Policies

With 15,000 jobs -- and counting -- in energy efficiency alone, Nevada lawmakers will begin the next legislative session with a chane to enact more competetive state clean energy policies, according to E2's new policy paper.

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December 20, 2016

Businesses, Military Benefit from Drilling Ban in U.S. Atlantic, Arctic oceans

E2's Bob Keefe: "This is a historic victory. Rather than worrying about oil spills wreaking havoc on beaches that have been at the heart of local, tourism-based economies for generations, everyone from commercial fishermen to hotel owners to restaurateurs along portions of the Atlantic Coast can instead focus on growing their businesses and creating jobs."

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December 9, 2016

Report: 1.9 Million Energy Efficiency Jobs in U.S.

Top 10 States: California, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Ohio, Texas, New York, G eorgia, Virginia, Pennsylvania

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October 14, 2016

Report: Colorado’s clean energy policies need a refresh

Colorado’s booming clean energy economy is in danger of sputtering if lawmakers do not act quickly to update state policies, according to a new E2 report.

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September 26, 2016

New Map Illustrates Clean Energy’s Broad Reach in Pa.

More than 2,500 megawatts of clean, renewable energy capacity are online in Pennsylvania, according to a new, first-of-its-kind interactive map unveiled today by the national nonpartisan business group Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) and local partners. Top 10 counties are also ranked.

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August 24, 2016

E2: Passage of Climate Bill Paves Way for More Economic Growth in Calif.

"California’s legislators just doubled down on one of the strongest, most innovative climate policies in the world. Their vote is welcome news to a broad and inclusive coalition of business leaders who are demanding ever-stronger climate action," said E2 chair and co-founder Nicole Lederer.

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August 16, 2016

E2: Truck Fuel Efficiency Standards Will Create Jobs, Save Money across Supply Chains

“This standard grows our economy by improving the efficiency of a vital American industry," said E2's Nicole Lederer. "But the standard goes beyond saving money for truckers. It also saves money for businesses up and down supply chains, drives innovation and creates jobs in the advanced vehicle sector.”

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