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Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Sectors Shed 85,000 Jobs in March Due to COVID-19

Wind and solar special interest groups often claim that these sources of energy are an economic engine for the United States. However, as my colleague Martha has written, these sectors don't actually produce very much electricity per job, which is the entire point of the energy industry. Now, a new report shows that energy efficiency jobs and the renewable energy sector lost more than 85,000 jobs in the month of March due to the COVID-19 outbreak. According to the study, 69,800 jobs in energy efficiency were lost in March, and 16,500 jobs were lost in the renewable energy industry. These jobs...

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