Browsing the "green jobs" Tag

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You Want Jobs? Agriculture Has Them!

American farms are struggling to attract workers, according to reports out last week. Farmers have jobs, but no applicants – and they concede that the problem is only getting worse as innovation in alternative fuels and renewable plastic pushes up demand for their products to the point that there are thousands of jobs waiting to be filled.

August 2nd

The 11 Fastest Growing Green Jobs

There has been a lot of talk about “Green Jobs” – and sadly much of the conversation has been negative. The term “Green Job” in our politically charged media makes one think of the Solyndra disaster, the misallocation of government funding, and people out of work. However, the news on the “Green Job” front is not all bad. Below is some of the fastest growing (yes, pun intended) “Green Jobs” in action today:

July 17th

International Battery’s Water Based Lithium-Ion Batteries Get a $35 Million Boost

Fresh on the heels of recent contracts with the U.S. Army and NASA for large format lithium-ion batteries, green startup International Battery has announced another $35 million in financing for its manufacturing, development and marketing operations. The move marks another step forward for more green jobs in IB’s home base of Allentown, Pennsylvania — one of […]

May 11th

Yardney Teams Up With Coda Automotive to Manufacture Lithium-Ion EV Batteries

[social_buttons] Pawcatuck, CT – Connecticut based Yardney Technical Products, Inc. – who supplied NASA with batteries for the Mars Exploration Rovers (an all-electric vehicle, operating under the most challenging conditions imaginable) – and California-based Coda Automotive announced on Monday, June 8 that the two companies have entered into a joint venture (Coda Battery Systems LLC). Coda Battery Systems […]

June 9th

GreenlightAC Launches with Electric Car Charging Station Infrastructure

Washington D.C. – On May 14, 2009, GreenlightAC, one of the pioneers in the creation of EV charging stations, launched its own infrastructure last month with the release of the Chargebar(TM). The company claims that this innovative charger is easy, safe, and, importantly, cost-effective. The Chargebar will make charging your EV or Plug-in Hybrid easy because […]

June 1st