Bloomberg Law
Aug. 12, 2020, 2:24 PM

U.S. Clean Energy Jobs See Modest Gains After Months of Losses

Dean Scott
Dean Scott

A brutal five months of layoffs in the U.S. clean energy sector ground to a halt in July as wind, solar, and other renewable energy projects added back what advocates say was an encouraging, but modest, number of jobs.

The gain of 3,200 jobs still leaves more than half a million clean energy workers out of work since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, according to an analysis of federal labor data released Wednesday by the American Council on Renewable Energy, E2, and other clean energy advocacy groups.

The slight improvement in July jobs provides a glimmer of positive news ...

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