15 Apr '12, 9pm

Renewable Energy & Clean Technology: Keys to a Revitalization of US Manufacturing & Job Creation

Renewable Energy & Clean Technology: Keys to a Revitalization of US Manufacturing & Job Creation

Graphic courtesy US Energy.gov The term “green” manufacturing can be looked at in two ways: the manufacturing of “green” products, particularly those used in renewable energy systems and clean technology equipment of all kinds, and the “greening” of manufacturing — reducing pollution and waste by minimizing natural resource use, recycling and reusing what was considered waste, and reducing emissions. Revitalizing US manufacturing has grown to “rallying cry” levels in recent years, with rapidly growing renewable energy and clean technology investment at the thin end of the wedge. Proponents tout the economic and social benefits of a strong US manufacturing sector while urging government policy makers to enact policies that promote and foster its ongoing development and growth. At the heart of such calls lay manufacturing’s potential to be an engine for long-term job creatio...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/04/15/green-manufacturing/

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