Sunday, May 31, 2009

Florida's Renewable Energy Plan Would Bring 37,000 New Jobs

That is the estimate in renewable energy employment. And, if the plan were fully implemented, the plan would generate $40 billion for the economy and 150,000 new jobs in total. Photo by David Sassoon at SolveClimate. reports:

"The just-released report examined 28 policy measures in Republican Gov. Charlie Crist’s 2008 Climate Action Plan, including the 20 percent by 2020 renewable electricity standard. In all, it found that implementing the full Climate Action Plan could add almost 150,000 new jobs and bring almost $40 billion in increased economic activity to the Sunshine state." See full article.

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