Renewable energy initiative could have big impact on jobs, ASU study finds
A plan to hike the state's power source standards could decrease the number of jobs during the next 40 years, according to a study by Professor of Economics Tim James, who is the director of research and consulting at the L. William Seidman Research Institute.
If passed, the renewable energy initiative would have state-regulated utilities get 50 percent of their power from sources such as solar and wind by 2030 — a significant increase from the 15 percent expected of utilities by 2025.
In this article on the Phoenix Business Journal April 2, 2018:
If this is such a clever idea, and it was jobs positive, economy positive, and climate positive, they would already be doing it.
— Professor of Economics Tim James, who is director of research and consulting at the L. William Seidman Research Institute.
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