Entries by Clean Energy Jobs

Clean Energy Jobs OPENING DAY of session rally!

Mark Your Calendars: January 10th Together with our coalition partners, The Maryland Clean Energy Jobs Initiative will be hosting an opening day rally at the start of the legislative session. Join us in Annapolis to start the legislative session off with full momentum.  From the Maryland Climate Coalition: “Show your support for clean energy jobs, […]

Why I Do This Work: A Monthly Feature

We host a regular series called “Why I do this Work” which features a new Clean Energy Jobs campaign activist each month. We want to hear personal stories to gain a clear perspective of why we are all working together to accomplish this goal. This Week’s Clean Activist: Avery Davis, Program Manager at Interfaith Power and […]

Montgomery County Officially Endorses!

The Montgomery County Council has officially endorsed the campaign! On Tuesday, November 28th, our coalition partners traveled to the Montgomery County Council Office to celebrate the official endorsement of the 50% campaign. Thanks to our partners at CCAN and our other coalition partners for pushing this along. Check out our picture with council members and […]

Solar Creates Jobs

Just how many jobs does solar create? We all know that solar energy creates jobs, but it can be hard to wrap our heads around just how many jobs. According to the US Department of Energy, to generate the same amount of electricity, solar creates more than 70 times as many job as coal, and more […]

Renewable Portfolio Standards Work

Renewable Portfolio Standards Work We will get Maryland to 50% renewable electricity by 2030 by expanding the renewable portfolio standard. Renewable Portfolio Standards are a proven policy method that directly result in the expansion of wind and solar. A report by the Berkeley National Laboratory found that in 2016 Renewable Portfolio Standards directly caused 70-90% of the renewable […]

Why I Do This Work: A Monthly Feature

Our series called “Why I do this Work” which features a new Clean Energy Jobs campaign activist each month. We want to hear personal stories to gain a clear perspective of why we are all working together to accomplish this goal. This Month’s Clean Activist: Kristen Harbeson I’m sort of a politics junkie. And being a […]

Join Us on November 4th for a Campaign Rally and Fundraiser!

Join us on November 4th from 7pm-9pm for our biggest public fundraiser and rally featuring speeches from State Rep. John Sarbanes, Senator Chris Van Hollen, and Attorney General Brian Frosh along with several state delegates. You can RSVP for the event here. Enjoy Hors d’Oeuvres, great company, and music by the Patapsco Delta Boys as […]

Why I Do This Work: A Monthly Feature

This month we’re trying something new! Instead of grabbing a story from one of our core advocates, we’ve reached out to our broader support base and asked them why they support the initiative. We’re listing their responses below. This Week’s Clean Activists responded to the following prompt:  “I support clean energy workforce development and the reduction of carbon […]

We’ve Got Support! Organization Endorsement Tally

We’ve got support! Organization Endorsement Tally The Maryland Clean Energy Jobs Initiative uses a proven six-step campaign model that has helped pass legislation in Maryland for decades. Check out our six-step video Here, which outlines exactly how we’ll do it. Step Three of the model is all about the Resolution. We have created a one page resolution […]

The Baltimore City Council Has Officially Endorsed The Campaign!

The Baltimore City Council has officially endorsed the campaign! On Monday, September 18th, we traveled to Baltimore City Hall for a press conference where Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke introduced our resolution for endorsement by the Baltimore City Council. The motion passed unanimously, making Baltimore City the first local jurisdiction to sign on. Here’s an article […]