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Missouri expected to lead Midwest in clean energy job growth

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Missouri had 52,479 clean energy jobs in 2015, leading the Midwest in energy storage jobs.

Missouri is expected to have the highest growth in clean energy jobs in 2016 of any Midwestern state, according to a report by Clean Jobs Midwest.  Missouri’s growth is predicted at 8.3% for 2016, which is vastly higher than any other state measured, and higher than the overall growth of the Midwest region, which is estimated at 4.4% for the year.

Missouri had 52,479 clean energy jobs in 2015, leading the Midwest in energy storage jobs.  Additionally, Missouri’s solar market has grown 84,000% since 2009, compared to only 766% growth in the US market as a whole.  Missouri’s low cost of energy combined with low costs of living and doing business, positioned the state as a prime location for manufacturers in the energy sector.

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