Maryland’s Clean Energy Jobs Are Suffering in Pandemic

When a bill that called for half of Maryland’s energy to come from renewable sources by 2030 became law last year, advocates predicted that there would be as many as 20,000 new Maryland jobs through 2028. Then the pandemic hit. The clean energy industry has lost more than 620,000 jobs, or 18% of its workforce, nationwide since the pandemic, according to a report by BW Research published on June 15. In May alone, 27,000 clean energy jobs were lost. (Md Matters)

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