Report: U.S. reports 50 clean energy projects that could create 12,000 jobs

U.S. reports 50 clean energy projects create 12,000 jobs Massachusetts California Indiana North Carolina Michigan Nevada Texas Maryland Hawaii Minnesota energy efficiency

Massachusetts leads the nation in clean energy jobs in the first quarter 2013, according to a report from Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2).

Companies and communities across the U.S. announced more than 50 clean energy projects in 1Q 2013 that could create as many as 12,000 jobs, the report said. Massachusetts announced a $400 million program to make 700 state buildings more energy efficient, creating an estimated 4,100 jobs. The improvements are also expected to save the state between $43 million and $250 million in annual energy costs. California was No. 2 with 12 projects that could create 2,808 jobs, followed by Indiana’s three announcements that could create 1,690 jobs. Rounding out the top 10 were North Carolina, Michigan, Nevada, Texas, Maryland, Hawaii and Minnesota.

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