On Thursday, July 14th, 2016, E2 and KEEA released a 2016 update to the PA Clean Jobs Report in a press conference. Read the press release below. According to the report:
- Energy efficiency is by far the state’s largest clean energy employer, with more than 53,000 Pennsylvanians working in areas such as high-efficiency lighting, Energy Star appliance manufacturing and high-efficiency HVAC services to reduce wasted energy in homes, schools and businesses.
- More than 8,800 Pennsylvanians work in renewable energy, including about 5,200 who spend at least half their time working in solar and 1,500 who work in wind.
- There are clean energy jobs in every county in Pennsylvania. In metro areas, the Philadelphia area has 22,000 residents working in clean energy, followed by Pittsburgh (13,000 jobs), Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton (3,400), Scranton–Wilkes-Barre (3,200) and Harrisburg-Carlisle (3,200).
Read or download the full report here.