Advanced Energy Economy Institute's recent Employment Survey of the advanced energy industry in Calfiornia (available for download here) was featured in the LA Times today. The article, entitled "Studies tout value of state's almond growers, green energy, Latinos" online, discusses a few different reports from business and interest groups coming out this December. From the article:
Meanwhile, a similar analysis by Advanced Energy Economy, a business association, says that 40,000 California companies employ almost 432,000 people in every phase of green power generation, energy conservation and efficiency, and cars, trucks, rail and transportation modes that don't use fossil fuels.
The total is bigger than employment in the motion picture and television, semiconductors or aerospace, the study contends. "This is a large industry that affects pretty much every region in California," said Steve Chadima, the group's California director.
Read the full article here.