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Axios: Flashing Red Lights for Green Energy Amid Coronavirus

Posted by Ben Geman & Amy Harder on Apr 16, 2020

Axios covered the impact of COVID-19 job losses for clean energy sector, referencing AEE's new fact sheet. Read excerpts below and the entire Axios piece here. 

Three pieces of analysis caught my eye that suggest trouble for the growth of low-carbon energy sectors, as we continue gauging the ongoing effects from the coronavirus pandemic. Several industry groups and analysts issued a memorandum tallying the early stages of U.S. job losses in the sector at 3% already. Meanwhile, an intergovernmental agency warns that COVID-19 could hinder oil industry efforts on climate and a group of business leaders said 84% of their members have delayed projects.

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