A new worldwide industry is dawning. The global clean energy economy experienced tremendous growth over the past five years–with investment growth of 230 percent since 2005–all the while weathering the recent financial downturn.
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For every dollar spent on clean energy research and development (R&D), $1.60 is created in other parts of the economy, contributing a projected $8.6 billion to the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) this fiscal year. That’s according to an analysis by Pew and research partner ICF International Inc. that measures the economic impact of the Energy Department’s fiscal year... Read More
Economists attribute up to 80 percent of modern fiscal growth to technological innovation—the process of developing new knowledge and discoveries to create better commercial products, more competitive industries, and well-paying jobs. Read More
North Dakota is a resource-rich state, with abundant oil, coal, and natural gas, but there still is room in this mix to harness the state’s clean energy potential—particularly wind power. Read More