Press Releases

March 16, 2017

Reckless White House Budget Would Cost Jobs, American Competitiveness

The reckless draft budget unveiled by the White House today would put millions of clean energy jobs at risk.

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March 15, 2017

Trump Administration Shouldn’t Drive Successful Clean Car Standards into a Ditch

“You have to wonder what is motivating the Trump administration to drive such a successful, Made-in-America policy into a ditch,” said E2 executive director Bob Keefe. “It’s simply reckless and irresponsible, and will once again put America in the rearview mirror of foreign automakers that will be glad to dominate the market for the next generation of more efficient vehicles.”

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March 15, 2017

Biz Group: House Republicans Acknowledging Climate Change an Encouraging Sign – But More Action Needed to Keep Clean Energy Jobs Growing

With a growing number of Republican members of Congress realizing that the economic threats and economic opportunities that come with climate change are not political or partisan, E2 calls for more members of Congress to stand up and speak out about the importance of climate protection in their states, and the millions of jobs that come with it

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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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