US Energy Dept Opens Recruitment for 1,000 Jobs in Clean Energy

The work is expected to support President Joe Biden's goal of cutting U.S. carbon emissions up to 52% below 2005 levels by 2030.

Timothy Gardner, Reuters

The U.S. Energy Department confirmed on Jan. 13 it will hire 1,000 employees to become part of a new Clean Energy Corps using funding authorized in last year's bipartisan infrastructure law.

The Clean Energy Corps will include the new workers and existing staff from more than a dozen agencies across the department to work on developing, demonstrating, and deploying solutions to climate change, the DOE said in a release.

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