29 Jul '11, 2pm

State Roundup: LA Leads on Clean Energy Jobs, Solar Permitting Needs Work ...: Los Angeles has surpassed the Bay...

Los Angeles is New Leader in Green Jobs Los Angeles has surpassed the Bay Area as home to more clean energy jobs than any other region in the nation, according to a study released by Californians for Clean Energy and Jobs Network (CCEJ Network). The report says rapid growth will continue, with the number of green jobs in the region likely to double to more than 433,000 by 2040. "California's commitment to clean energy is starting to bear fruit - in the form of high-wage, skilled jobs," says Tom Steyer, Founder and co-managing partner of Farallon Capital Management and Co-Chair of Californians for Clean Energy and Jobs Network. "Los Angeles is a great example of what is possible if we double-down on investments in clean energy, instead of continuing our reliance on fossil fuels." According to the study, the green job sector has grown at triple the rate of the rest of the re...

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