In 2009 the Ontario provincial government passed the Green Energy Act, with the purpose of expanding renewable energy generation in Ontario, creating clean energy jobs and encouraging energy conservation efforts across the province.
A New Solar Energy Job-Training Pilot Program for Veterans
Solar energy is shattering records in the United States. Since President Obama took office, installed solar power has increased 13-fold, topping nearly 16 gigawatts today – enough to power the equivalent of 3.2 million average American homes.
API supports pro-job legislation to encourage education and training in the energy industry
API President and CEO Jack Gerard delivered the following testimony at a US House of Representatives Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on the 21st Century Energy Workforce Development Jobs Initiative Act of 2014:
Australia--BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP) is cutting jobs at Port Hedland in Western Australia state where it ships most of its iron ore, as it deepens a drive to make the business more profitable at a time when iron-ore prices are sharply lower.
The Citizens for Environmental Justice and the Corpus Christi-based Clean Economy Coalition have submitted paperwork with the state to block an Italian company’s plans to open an $800 million PET resin processing plant in Nueces Bay.
Not pre-med. Not business. Not computer science. The most popular college major choice for high school seniors surveyed by CareerBuilder—the majority of whom already have a career in mind—is engineering.
The number of major construction projects getting underway in Edmonton’s downtown has increase, as has the number of vacant job positions – and the industry is going into high gear trying to fill those positions.
'Concerted policy push to add 69 million non-agriculture, 11 million manufacturing jobs'
Although the new government has undertaken measures that generate employment, a comprehensive 'pro-jobs policy' will help add 69 million non-agriculture and 11 million manufacturing jobs by 2020, credit rating agency CrisilBSE 0.42 % said today.
Weekly Metals And Mining Recap: ArcelorMittal, Newmont And Rio Tinto
Metals and mining stocks had an eventful week with ArcelorMittal unveiling a new range of steels, Newmont Mining reaching an agreement with the Indonesian government over the issue of export taxes and Rio Tinto deciding to cut jobs.
Over the last decade, Colorado has emerged to boast one of the most aggressive clean energy standards in the United States -- something that began under the administration of former Colorado Governor Bill Ritter Jr. READ MORE!!
Waist-high weeds and a crumbling old Chevy mark the entrance to a rust-colored factory complex on the edge of town here, seemingly another monument to the passing of the golden age of American industry.
Weekly Oil and Gas Notes: Exxon's Refinery Upgrade, BP's Oil Spill Liabilities
Oil and gas stocks trended lower last week, as global crude oil prices declined after Ukraine signed a ceasefire deal with pro-Russia rebels, taking the first step toward ending the five-month old conflict in eastern Ukraine.
GOP Senate candidate: To boost energy production, elect Republicans
Alaska Republican Senate Candidate Dan Sullivan criticized President Obama and Senate Democrats on Saturday for stifling domestic energy production, warning that a failure to take full advantage of American resources is "costing us high-paying jobs."
American Manufacturing Is Alive And Well, There's No Need To Try And Save It
Like all journalists who write about economics my inbox fills up with strident missives from this group and that, all insisting that American manufacturing is in a dire state and something must be done to rescue it. READ MORE!!
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