Key findings in a new report by ICF International, analyzing the potential impacts of exporting U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG):
Jobs – Average net growth is projected to range from 73,100 to 452,300 between 2016 and 2035.
This wide estimated range reflects the fact that the net job…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/jobs-energy/lng-exports-could-create-big-job-economic-numbers-key-findings-in-a-new-report-by-icf-international-analyzing-the-potential-impacts-of-exporting-u-s-liquefied-natural-gas-lng/ analyzing, Create Big Job, economic analysis, Economic Numbers Key findings, Energy and Economy, energy jobs, Energy Security, exporting U.S., exports, Finance, ICF International, liquefied natural gas (LNG), lng, LNG Exports Could, natural gas, new report, Politics & Legislation, potential impacts
I returned last night from a short vacation to Washington, DC. I am such an atomic geek that my idea of a vacation is to spend a couple of days at the Nuclear Energy Assembly (NEA) in a dim hotel conference room surrounded by a crowd of business leaders, many in dark suits who qualify for a…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/videos/pitching-nuclear-energy-the-value-of-new-plant-construction-video-my-idea-of-a-vacation-is-to-spend-a-couple-of-days-at-the-nuclear-energy-assembly-nea/ capitol hill, economic analysis, Efficiency, Electricity, Energy and Economy, energy jobs, Energy Security, Environment, exports, Finance, Florida, lng, natural gas, Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), nuclear plant construction, Nuclear Power, Politics & Legislation, Utilities
The Wall Street Journal has an incisive editorial this week that compares the diverging trajectories of two big, energy-rich states: Texas and California.
Texas is flush with well-paying oil and natural gas jobs, supported by shale development spurred by advances in hydraulic fracturing and…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/california-energy-rich-decision-poor-diverging-trajectories-of-two-big-energy-rich-states-texas-and-california/ California, domestic oil and gas, Energy and Economy, energy jobs, Finance, natural gas, Oil, Politics & Legislation, Shale gas, Texas and California
As American government seek out the best industries to invest shrinking public funds for the biggest return on investment, one economic sector offers the most bullish outlook around – the smart grid.
An analysis from the US Department of Energy (DOE), “Economic Impact of Recovery Act…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/jobs-energy/doe-smart-grid-projects-6-8-billion-economic-boost-47000-jobs-us-department-of-energy-doe-economic-impact-of-recovery-act-investment-in-the-smart-grid/ American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, ARRA, Department of Energy (DOE), Economic Impact, Energy and Economy, energy jobs, Finance, government tax revenue. DOE’s analysis, Green Jobs, News, Politics & Legislation, Recovery Act Investment, SGDP programs, SGIG, Smart Grid, Smart Grid Demonstration Program, Smart Grid Investment Grants, smart grid projects funded, US Department of Energy (DOE)
Let’s recap the economic reasons for construction of the full Keystone XL pipeline project, which has been waiting on the president’s approval for more than four years. According to the State Department’s most recent review Keystone XL would:
Create 42,100 average annual jobs across…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/keystone-xl-for-our-economy-presidents-approval-for-more-than-four-years/ Canadian Economic Research Institute, canadian oil sands, CERI, Energy and Economy, energy jobs, Finance, Keystone XL, Oil, Politics & Legislation
Last year, the Solar Foundation issued a census of the solar industry showing 119,016 jobs spread around the country. Today the organization has updated that resource with an interactive map detailing where around the country those solar jobs are located.
The geographic results…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/california-has-more-solar-energy-jobs-than-actors-solar-industry-showing-119016-jobs-spread-around-the-country/ california solar energy, Cleantech, Energy and Economy, energy jobs, Green Business, Green Jobs, News, Solar Foundation, solar industry jobs, solar jobs, Solar Power
How do we get to 100% clean energy? I believe the fastest way is to allow more people to participate in building the clean energy economy.
Until recently, there were good reasons why almost all of us were energy consumers, rather than energy producers. We didn’t have good alternatives to…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/abundant-clean-energy-for-the-people-by-the-people-video-participate-in-building-the-clean-energy-economy/ Cleantech, economic competitiveness, Energy and Economy, energy investment, energy jobs, Environmental Policy, Finance, Green Business, Green Jobs, Politics & Legislation, renewable energy, Renewables