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Wind Farms Add Nearly $6B, 20K Jobs to Illinois Economy

Wind Farms Add Nearly $6B, 20K Jobs to Illinois Economy (via Clean Technica) Illinois’ 23 largest wind farms will add $5.8 billion to local economies and result in the creation of more than 19,000 jobs over their useful lives, according to an Illinois State University Center for Renewable Energy study released this past week. The results provide additional fuel for ...

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Green Startup of the Week: Wind Analytics

Nowadays, you can use software to track almost anything – from energy use to the time you clock in every day. Now, green startup Wind Analytics is putting that technology to good use, using software to track just how much wind blows around your property. Although solar power is all the rave right now, there still is room for wind ...

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Sonoma County’s Green Technology Bodes Well Energy Use

U.S. Green Technology | Where Main Street Meets Green Street

For help with writing your resume, networking with employers, and finding your perfect environmental job, visit the CareerBuilder Resource Center at U.S. Green Technology right away! Sonoma County is doing its best to move California back into a position of green technology leadership. While the state has always been enthusiastic about green technology, it has also hit economic and infrastructure ...

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Top 10 Green Asset Finance Deals of 2011

U.S. Green Technology | Where Main Street Meets Green Street

The green industry admittedly is all about being green – being environmentally focused – but “greens,” as in dollars, also have a lot to do with it. In fact, the top 10 global finance deals in the green technology industry in 2011 totaled billions of dollars, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Here is a list of the companies that ...

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Top 10 Black Leaders Making Green Tech History

U.S. Green Technology | Where Main Street Meets Green Street

Just as major movers and shakers in black history have contributed to inventions we often take for granted – such as the traffic light or even peanut butter – black leaders also are paving the way in the green technology movement. This month is February, Black History Month, and we would be remiss to not acknowledge the major black players ...

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Offshore Wind Energy Clears Major Development Hurdle

U.S. Green Technology | Where Main Street Meets Green Street

Wind energy sites are one step closer to being constructed and leased in the mid-Atlantic. On February 2nd, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Tommy P. Beaudreau, the director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, issued a statement that their wind energy project had cleared an environmental assessment hurdle. The Department of the Interior can now proceed in ...

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Go Back to School to Gain a Green Education

If you want to increase your chances of staying employed in today’s modern economy – an economy where green jobs are becoming more popular – then going back to school for additional education in green technology would not be a bad idea. Not interested in going back and getting another two-year or four-year degree? That’s not a problem, as shorter ...

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