Clean energy, jobs and the real estate market

By Elisa Wood November 20, 2008 President-elect Barack Obama wants to create five million new green jobs over the next decade. This is a big goal, but in line with what clean energy industry advocates see as possible. An upcoming international report provides some solid perspective on why green initiatives make for good job building … [Read more...]

And Now for Some Good Economic News: EE Workers Needed

By Elisa Wood July 10, 2008 With energy demand high and supply tight, the only thing in abundance these days is uncertainty. So says a recent Standard & Poor’s report: “The Credit Impact of Rising Energy Costs on Industry Sectors.” “Whether energy production can keep up with demand growth is a major question,” says the credit rating agency. … [Read more...]