Jobs

(Blog Post - 8/30/2018)
Tiffany Perrin seals leaky windows and walls. Sonny Gordon makes well-insulated building panels. Marilyn Bryce-Schanhals provides affordable, energy-saving home upgrades. These are the faces of the growing energy efficiency workforce. In the United...
(Blog Post - 7/24/2018)
National standards that require appliances and equipment to be more energy efficient do more than save energy and reduce utility bills. They also spur economic growth and create jobs — a lot of jobs. In fact, our new report reveals that they created...
(Document - 7/24/2018)
National appliance efficiency standards drive energy, water, and utility bill savings. They are also major job creators. Existing standards could help consumers save $2 trillion on energy bills by 2030, money that will create new jobs when shifted...
(Document - 6/14/2018)
Local governments across the United States are increasingly enacting policies and offering programs to drive energy savings, but the success of these activities is inextricably linked to a strong, capable energy efficiency workforce. To ensure that...
(Blog Post - 6/13/2018)
As US cities push forward to meet their clean energy goals, they will need a strong, capable energy efficiency workforce to make critical energy-saving upgrades and investments. Our new report, Through the Local Government Lens: Developing the...
(Blog Post - 5/18/2018)
Looking for a job or smart investment? The energy efficiency field is an increasingly good bet for workers and financiers. Here’s why: new data show it employed 2.25 million Americans last year — more than the combined total of jobs to produce coal...
(Blog Post - 4/10/2018)
Electricity bills don’t make for terribly exciting reading, but as boring as they may look, there is much more going on beneath the surface. Whereas the price most people pay for electricity remains steady from month to month, electricity costs can...
(Document - 4/10/2018)
Wholesale energy prices have historically been volatile, and this can impose significant costs on electricity buyers and sellers. This report examines these costs in electricity markets and demonstrates the value of energy efficiency as a low-risk...
(Blog Post - 11/14/2017)
In every state, across industries and technologies, millions of people work to save energy in the United States. To highlight this diverse and growing workforce, ACEEE is releasing today a multimedia project, People Who Save Energy. We tell the...
(Document - 11/8/2017)
Millions of people work to save energy in the United States. They work in every state, across industries and technologies. To show the diverse arc of this growing workforce, we visited North Carolina. This fact sheet tells the stories of some of...