Press Releases

December 5, 2017

E2 Joins Major Energy Jobs Tracking Initiative

E2 has joined Energy Futures Initiative, the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) and other organizations to produce the most comprehensive study of clean energy and other energy jobs in America.

December 4, 2017

Reopening Truck Emissions Loophole Adds Industry Confusion, Undercuts Manufacturers

This proposal would rollback emissions standards on so-called “glider” trucks that use old and outdated engines that produce 40 times more pollution than modern-day engines--unfairly disadvantaging freight truck companies complying with current standards.

December 1, 2017

Senate Tax Bill Would Devastate Solar and Wind Energy Growth in U.S.

“Congress just sent a signal to the rest of the world not to invest in America’s solar and wind industries—jeopardizing an industry adding jobs 12 times faster than the rest of the economy.

November 9, 2017

House Tax Reform Bill Attacks Fastest-Growing Jobs Sector, Puts Billions in Business Investments at Risk

“American businesses need confidence and simplicity when dealing with our tax code. Instead, Congress is moving forward with legislation that could seriously jeopardize growth in solar, wind, and clean vehicle jobs by putting billions of manufacturing and construction investments at risk."

October 31, 2017

$250,000 Awarded to 10 Emerging Business Leaders at Intersection of the Economy, Environment

The unique Fellowship—made possible through a generous personal donation from Starwood Capital Group CEO, Chairman and 1 Hotels Founder Barry Sternlicht—provides 10 early and mid-career entrepreneurs and business leaders from across the United States $25,000 each to organize and execute projects designed to advance policies that address pressing environmental and clean energy issues.

October 12, 2017

Report: More than 31,000 Clean Energy Jobs in Nevada

Top 5 Counties: Clark, Washoe, Carson City, Elko, Douglas; 9.5 Percent Statewide Growth Rate; Authors Available to Discuss Report with Media at National Clean Energy Summit

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October 9, 2017

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S CLEAN POWER PLAN REPEAL WILL HURT AMERICAN BUSINESSES, WORKERS, FAMILIES

“Rolling back the Clean Power Plan will roll right over the 3 million Americans who now work in solar, wind, energy efficiency and other sectors, and damage our ability to compete with the rest of the world," said E2's Bob Keefe.

September 22, 2017

Report: More than 66,000 Clean Energy Jobs in Colorado

Top 10 Counties: Denver, Arapahoe, Jefferson, Adams, Douglas, Boulder, Larimer, Weld, El Paso, Mesa; 6 Percent Statewide Growth Rate in Clean Energy Jobs

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September 7, 2017

New Report: Nearly 600,000 Clean Energy Jobs in Midwest

The number of people now working in clean energy industries throughout the Midwest is 599,775, a 5-percent increase since 2015, according to an analysis released today by Clean Energy Trust and E2.

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August 31, 2017

Labor Day Report: Nearly 70,000 Clean Energy Jobs in Pennsylvania

Top 10 Counties: Allegheny, Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Lehigh, Luzerne, Westmoreland, York; 6 Percent Statewide Growth Rate

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