According to a new report from the nonpartisan business group E2, nearly 113,000 people are employed in Ohio’s clean energy sector.
That’s a 4.6 percent increase in the past year, which E2 Executive Director Robert Keefe points out is higher than the national growth rate of 3.6 percent.
Keefe says there are now nearly 3.4 million clean energy jobs in the U.S.
“That’s a huge number,” he stresses. “That’s more than there are people who work in real estate in this country, believe it or not. It’s more than there are teachers in America. It’s more than there are waiters and wait staff.
“These are people who put