For Michigan, It Should Be All About Renewable Energy Jobs

By SolarWakeup By Frank Andorka, Senior Correspondent
What Happened: A report by Vote Solar and the Union of Concerned Scientists revealed that if DTE Energy, a Detroit-area utility, implemented a renewable/energy efficiency portfolio instead of a $1 billion, 1,100 MW natural gas plant
Would provide more than 10-times the number of construction jobs.
Add slightly less than 4-times the number of permanent jobs.
Would generate $213.5 million in local and state taxes and $41.1 million in federal taxes.
SolarWakeup’s View: I love Vote Solar. The work they do to advocate for the industry almost flies under the radar unless you’re paying close attention, but they have been

Read Full Article Here

For more great articles:

(Visited 2 times, 1 visits today)



© 2014 RenewaNews