Tag: green jobs


With a multitude of paths to career satisfaction, evidence indicates that “finding meaning in the workplace” may be the single most important factor to long term satisfaction in the workplace. In fact, research shows that growing work frustrations are directly Read more…


While I was visiting my family in the Region of Lorraine – North Eastern France – I came across two distinct news illustrating the possible future of the region, and in a way, of the whole country. The first one Read more…


Sacred Power Corporation (SPC) was established in 2001 as Native American owned and operated small business that provides renewable energy solutions to government, commercial and residential customers. "Using the strengths of the Father to Protect the Gifts of the Mother" Read more…


How refreshing to hear a NZ political party talking about green jobs. The Conservatives in the UK have got a massive policy on green jobs, renewable energy and lowering carbon emissions, Obama has announced billions in this field, Angela Merkel Read more…


While the debate over green jobs rages on (catch up on some of the back and forth here), we’d like to stand back and thank the 100,000+ U.S. solar workers for their considerable efforts to build a clean energy economy. Read more…


Greek officials are calling for an ambitious expansion of solar power generation in their sunny country, hoping that large-scale production of renewable energy will generate significant revenues and green jobs for the country’s troubled economy. Greek Energy Minister George Papaconstantinou


Here’s something you don’t hear people complain about much these days: worker shortages. That is, unless you’re in energy efficiency, an industry that is booming as others are busting. Sixty percent of those responding to a recent survey by the Read more…


Late last week New York lawmakers went home for the summer without passing the NY Solar Jobs Act that we all worked so hard to advance. Friends, we are disappointed that we don’t have a brand new big solar program Read more…


Throughout the United States, the use of clean technologies can only go so far with the private sector pushing for the use of sources of renewable energy and for the adoption of more energy efficient policies. The truth is that Read more…


Help New York go solar! Tell your state lawmakers that you support the Solar Jobs Act today — S.4178 & A.5713 (View bill text here) With rising electricity needs, plenty of sunshine, and a local workforce primed for green jobs, Read more…


California’s energy-efficiency policies will create over 200,000 jobs by 2020, but the state could be creating more and better-quality jobs. The Don Vial Center on Employment in the Green Economy, part of the University of California-Berkeley’s Institute for Research on Read more…


Solar energy is more prevalent today than ever before. Worldwide, investors put more than US$1.66 billion into the solar market in 2010, with the United States, France, Israel, and Canada leading the pack. Of late, Ontario has ranked particularly well Read more…


A 10 MW solar park is under development in Thunder Bay, Ontario as a result of a landmark agreement between SkyPower and Fort Williams First Nation (FWFN). The


Two solar companies, Unirac, Inc. and Canadian Solar Solutions, Inc. announced recently that they now offer a new joint solar package for their customers. The two companies now offer the 300 megawatts package, which consists of Canadian Solar Solution’s photovoltaic Read more…

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