Posts Tagged ‘jobs’


Tesla’s Gigafactory Breaks Ground in Nevada

Posted on August 4th, 2014 by

Tesla’s Gigafactory Breaks Ground in Nevada Tesla Motors Inc. said that it has broken ground for Gigafactory in Nevada. The $5 billion battery plant holds[...]

Surge in Solar Jobs Takes Renewable Energy Employment to 6.5 Million

Posted on May 14th, 2014 by

Surge in Solar Jobs Takes Renewable Energy Employment to 6.5 Million Solar Industry employment surged by two-thirds, driven by Chinese and Japanese expansion that helped[...]

Busseto Foods CEO: Chances To Stay In Fresno, CA “Very, Very High” If PG&E’s Special Economic Development Rate Receives Approval

Posted on April 16th, 2012 by

Mike Grazier, CEO/President of Busseto Foods, discusses the potential impacts that a special economic development electricity rate that PG&E is trying to have approved would[...]

Why the 1603 Treasury Program is America’s Great Success Story

Posted on February 22nd, 2012 by

As the Solar Energy Industries Association released the latest quarterly report, the numbers spoke for themselves; 449.2 MW of PV installations were commissioned from July[...]

Energy efficiency economics: Beyond 101

Posted on October 10th, 2011 by

At first blush, the economics of energy efficiency seem straightforward. A business installs lighting controls or some other improvement. The business then sees its energy[...]

Desert Year: Robust Economy and Lessons of the Sonoran Agave

Posted on August 23rd, 2011 by

There is a good deal of worry about the robustness of our nation’s economy. And rightly so. Especially since we have about 5 million fewer[...]

Americans’ Opinion of Nuclear Power Unchanged

Posted on April 1st, 2011 by

Polls show American's opinions of nuclear energy remain largely unchanged following the Japanese disaster but agencies continue to regulate food. Also, the world's first HVAC company to achieve LEED Gold Certification.

Shell To Erase 1,000 Jobs & Green Bus Technology, DER 02/05/10

Posted on February 5th, 2010 by

The Daily Energy Report for Friday, February 5, 2010 discusses the Shell’s plan to cut 1,000 jobs, Colorado moving towards more state renewable energy production[...]