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What is an energy efficiency job? ACEEE aims to answer

October 16, 2012 - ACEEE has released a series of six profiles of “real-world experiences” in energy efficiency job creation. The paper, aptly entitled “Energy Efficiency Job Creation: Real World Experiences”, describes programs, policies, investments, partnerships, and business models that have catalyzed regional increases in employment.


October 16, 2012
By Anthony Capkun

While previous ACEEE work has provided an analytic framework for how jobs are created through efficiency, ACEEE says this paper focuses on the jobs themselves.

Each profile serves as an independent portrait of the various driving forces behind energy efficiency job creation, illustrates the diversity of energy efficiency jobs, and demonstrates the extent to which they draw upon Americans’ existing skills and competencies.

CLICK HERE to read the paper.

CLICK HERE to read the blog post summarizing the report.

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The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) “acts as a catalyst to advance energy efficiency policies, programs, technologies, investments and behaviours”.