23 Aug '12, 5pm

Clean Energy Companies Are Powering Economic Recovery and Job Growth

Clean Energy Companies Are Powering Economic Recovery and Job Growth

A few years ago, Craig Winn launched a new company with two employees and a good idea: leverage the auto industry’s engineering prowess to improve solar manufacturing. Three years later, the Michigan-based company has hired nearly 50 workers and doubled its production capacity. The secret to its success is using precision techniques from car manufacturing to make the metal frames that hold solar panels. Business has been so good the company is opening a new plant in Ohio this year. This is just one of thousands of success stories emerging from the clean energy sector right now. Across the country, clean energy entrepreneurs are embodying the best elements of America’s can-do capitalism: ingenuity, resourcefulness, daring, and triumph. And their innovative ideas are generating jobs and economic growth in the process. In the last quarter alone, clean energy companies announc...

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