Latest California Business Alliance for a Green Economy Stories

2014-07-08 12:23:20

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California business leaders are urging the state to deny requests to exempt oil companies from its successful cap and trade program. "Hundreds of California businesses have been successfully complying with the state's clean energy law - AB 32 - and the oil industry shouldn't receive a special exemption," said Susan Frank, director of the California Business Alliance for a Green Economy, which recently signed a letter to a handful of...

2010-10-14 12:01:00

MERCED, Calif., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Renewable energy projects slated for the San Joaquin Valley could bring more than 100,000 jobs to the area, according to a new study by UC Merced Professor Dr. Shawn Kantor. The study, "The Economic Opportunity from Clean Energy Jobs in California's San Joaquin Valley," calculates job creation from two of the Valley's most significant industries including planned and pending-approval renewable energy projects and the high-speed rail system....

2010-10-06 12:02:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- California's landmark clean energy law (AB 32) will have virtually unnoticeable impacts on small business, according to a new study by The Brattle Group. The study updates an analysis done in December 2009 to calculate the effects of AB 32 on a Los Angeles restaurant, which also concluded the economic impacts could be measured in pennies. "Small businesses will experience a barely noticeable impact from California's transition to clean...

2010-06-24 12:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- "California BrightSpot: Clean Energy is Putting California to Work," a new website, e-newsletter, and information hub for California's clean energy and clean tech sector, was launched today by the California Business Alliance for a Green Economy. "Gold built the California economy and green is sustaining it," says Susan Frank of the California Business Alliance for a Green Economy. "The clean energy and clean tech sector is one of the few...

2010-03-24 17:45:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Air Resources Board (CARB) today released the most up-to-date study of the economic effects of California's Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32). CARB's analysis is consistent with numerous peer-reviewed studies concluding that California can expect robust economic growth while implementing AB 32. The California Business Alliance for a Green Economy issued the following statements from members in major state markets. Los Angeles...

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