08 Aug '18, 11pm

Clean energy employment in Rhode Island has grown by 72% since 2014.

Clean energy employment in Rhode Island has grown by 72% since 2014.

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, D-R.I., has released the Rhode Island Clean Energy Industry Report 2018, which shows that clean energy employment in the Ocean State has grown by 72% since 2014, bringing 6,650 new jobs. The state’s clean energy sector now counts more than 15,800 green jobs in total, says the report, which includes jobs in renewable energy generation, clean transportation, renewable heating and cooling, and energy efficiency. Source: Rhode Island Clean Energy Industry Report 2018 “I’m thrilled that we’re creating thousands of exciting jobs in green energy, but we’re just getting started,” says Raimondo. “This spring, we selected Deepwater Wind to build an offshore wind farm big enough to power half the homes in Rhode Island. This project alone will create over 1,000 jobs, with a range from construction to engineering to manufacturing positions. Our work to aggressive...

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