Tennessee and the Apollo Alliance December 4-5, 2009 . Who is the Apollo Alliance?. Broad and Diverse Coalition Reframe the Debate Local Apollo Alliance Affiliates Strong Message and Long Vision Good Jobs & Economic Development. Why Do We Call it Apollo ?.
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December 4-5, 2009
In 1961, President Kennedy challenged Americans to pursue a goal that seemed beyond our reach: to land a man on the moon within the decade.
“We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win...”
Jobs created per 1 MW PV power: 69,650 hours of labor, or about 35.5 years.
Major jobs include:
Green Jobs Corps
Seventeen Local Apollo Alliances
--Missouri, Indiana, California, Ohio, San Diego, Michigan, Oregon, Washington, Wisconsin, Hawaii, New York State, Colorado, Los Angeles, Western New York, Oakland, Massachusetts, and New York City.
--Next Stop…our Southern States!
“On the Ground” Green Jobs
Oregon’sHB2626— Taking Energy Efficiency to Scale: with equity and quality
Oakland’s Green Jobs Corps— pathways out of poverty.
Massachusetts—Equity in Utilities Energy Efficiency Programs
New York State’s Reindustrialization Conference— Clean Energy Investments as Factory Spark
Los Angeles’ Green Jobs Retrofit Ordinance— Jobs & CommunityReal Life Examples