News: Iowa Clean Energy Jobs up 7 Percent Since '15

Business Record: Iowa Clean Energy Jobs up 7 Percent Since '15

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Iowa's clean energy jobs total 30,418, up 7 percent since 2015, the Clean Energy Trust reported.

"The Midwest has witnessed declining manufacturing employment over the years, and this report highlights the important role of clean energy jobs in filling the gap for the region's workforce," Erik Birkerts, CEO of Clean Energy Trust, said in a statement. "We're optimistic that this growth engine can continue unabated as the Midwest continues to prove it is a fertile region for clean energy innovation, enabling businesses to launch, grow and create jobs."

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