Arizona is poised to lead the nation in clean energy jobs

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Clean energy incentives and investments — passed thanks to President Biden and the Democrats in Congress — have supercharged Arizona’s clean energy economy. Since it became Law On Aug. 16, clean energy companies announced new energy projects in droves, looking to take advantage of incentives found in President Biden’s landmark Clean Energy Plan, also referred to as the Inflation Control Act. With these ads, companies across Arizona are set to hire clean energy workers from all backgrounds—from electricians and construction workers to engineers and support staff. Most of these jobs will not require a 4-year degree.

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According to the latest news Climate Energy Clean Energy Boom ReportClean energy projects that have created 142,016 new jobs have been announced or developed in 41 states since August 16, 2024. the 190+ new clean energy projects nationwide the total $193.3 billion in investmentsAnd Stimulating economic growth everywhere.

in Arizona, 12,700 clean energy jobs announced or moving forward since President Biden’s Clean Power Plan became law.

“Thanks to President Biden’s Clean Power Plan, clean energy companies have declared or applied for more than 142,000 clean energy jobs for construction workers, electricians, engineers, mechanics, support staff and more,” said Andres Cano, State Council Minority Leader. “In Arizona, climate and clean energy investments have already spurred $8.31 billion in investment and created or moved forward more than 12,720 well-paying clean energy jobs. New industries are being created and Made-in-America supply chains in critical areas like batteries and electric vehicle assembly Expanded—and the clean energy boom is just beginning. It will reshape and recharge our economy for decades to come.”

You can access the report here.