In 2021, nearly 58,000 Minnesotans worked in energy efficiency and clean energy, making the industry a major and promising part of the state’s economy. This report comes after Congress and the Biden administration passed the largest investment in climate and clean energy in history which are set to boost clean energy jobs and businesses across the state. Here are the major takeaways you need to know from the report.
A new report reveals that clean energy businesses in Minnesota added more than 2,600 workers in 2021 and now employ 57,931 people across the state.
Clean energy businesses in Minnesota added more than 2,600 workers in 2021, now employing 57,931 Minnesotans across the state. That’s according to a new analysis of employment data released today by the national, nonpartisan business group E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs), and nonprofits Evergreen Climate Innovations and Clean Energy Economy MN (CEEM). The report comes after Congress and the Biden administration passed the largest investment in climate and clean energy in history which is set to boost clean energy jobs and businesses across the state and nation.
According to the 2021 Clean Jobs Midwest Report, advanced transportation was the fastest growing sector of jobs in the clean energy economy in Minnesota in 2020. Currently there are 3,252 Minnesotans employed in advanced transportation.
Last year’s job losses were a dramatic change of pace for the usually fast-growing industry, with more than 11,500 Minnesota clean energy workers having filed for unemployment at one point. Despite the setbacks, clean energy jobs rebounded quicker than the overall Minnesota workforce and are expected to continue growing this year and next.
More than 55,300 Minnesotans worked in energy efficiency and clean energy at the end of 2020, making the industry a major – and promising – part of the state’s economy, according to a comprehensive analysis of employment data released today by the national, nonpartisan business group E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs), and nonprofits Clean Energy Trust and Clean Energy Economy MN (CEEM).
With new reports every day about COVID-19 job losses and their impact on the world and the clean energy industry, it can be hard to keep track! We are breaking down the top things to keep in mind about clean energy jobs in Minnesota from 2019 data. We are also sharing how those numbers have changed since the start of the pandemic, and how the past strength of the industry can be a key to Minnesota’s economic recovery.
With what feels like a very important report rollout happening every few weeks in the clean energy community, how does one keep it all straight? We break down the seven most important things to remember in the 2019 Clean Jobs Midwest Report.
We kicked off September with an exciting announcement that Minnesota’s clean energy sector grew 5.3 percent and now totals more than 57,000 jobs. This growth was nearly four times faster than jobs in all other areas of Minnesota’s economy.
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