… NEW YORK NEWS MEDIA AND DAYBOOK ADVISORY FOR OCTOBER 22nd, 2020 …
ARE CLEAN ENERGY JOBS BETTER JOBS? DOES CLEAN ENERGY
PAY HIGHER WAGES, MORE BENEFITS?
New Report Details Wages and Benefits of Clean Energy Jobs Nationally and Across 15 Occupations; Includes State-Specific Data and Highlights Which are Wage Leaders in Clean Energy: AK, CA, CT, DC, LA, MD, MA, NV, NJ, NY, OR, TN, TX, and WA
WASHINGTON, DC – NEWS ADVISORY – As the coronavirus-induced economic downturn worsens, experts will hold a live, video-based news conference, Thursday, October 22 at 12 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT to release the findings of the Clean Jobs, Better Jobs report with leading clean energy organizations. The report will answer the question: Would most Americans earn higher wages, better benefits in a clean energy career?
Prepared for E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs), the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), and the Clean Energy Leadership Institute (CELI) by BW Research Partnership, the Clean Jobs, Better Jobs report is a groundbreaking new analysis of federal occupational and wage data for FY2019. The report covers jobs in the entire clean energy sector including renewables, energy efficiency, storage & grid modernization, clean fuels, and clean vehicles.
The analysis features state specific employment wage data, including by median hourly wage, percentage above/below statewide median hourly wage, findings on unionization rates for clean energy jobs, and comparisons to other employment sectors including fossil fuels, retail trade, and food and dining services.
Highlighted states include: Alaska, California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington. Highlighted occupational data includes solar PV installers, wind turbine technicians, construction laborers, wholesale trade representatives, plumbers, electricians, pipefitters and streamfitters, electric vehicle technicians, building efficiency carpenters, and welders and solderers.
Speakers participating in the news event include:
- Bob Keefe, executive director, E2
- Phil Jordan, vice president, BW Research
- Gregory Wetstone, president & CEO, ACORE
- Becca Ward, acting executive director, CELI
A live, two-way video-based news conference with full Q&A to discuss the finding of the “Clean Jobs, Better Jobs” report.
Thursday, October 22nd , 2020 at 12 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT for the live video-based news event. A streaming version of the news event will be available later that same day at www.e2.org
Register to participate in the news event here. Reporters will be provided a link to participate directly in the event, including the Q&A period. Reporters who elect to participate by a traditional dial-up phone call will be in a listen-only mode for the Q&A period and can pose questions after the fact. The Q&A period will be reserved for members of the news media only.
Reporters who wish to review the new “Clean Jobs COVID-19 data” report in advance of its official release may contact Alex Frank at (703) 276-3264 or firstname.lastname@example.org. A media embargo on the report will run through Noon ET on Thursday, October 22nd.
Alex Frank at (703) 276-3264 or email@example.com