Category Archives: Job Creation

3rd Annual Energy and Sustainability Extravaganza on February 24, 2017

3rd Annual Energy and Sustainability Extravaganza on February 24, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, DC, February 16, 2017 The Association of Energy Engineers National Capital Chapter (AEE NCC) and Leaders in Energy will join forces with the Environmental and Energy Management Institute at The George Washington University (GWU) for the 3rd annual Energy & Sustainability Extravaganza. more »

Eco-friendly growth and what it means for green jobs

There’s been no shortage of talk about eco-friendly jobs and what they mean for the economy. Opportunities are springing up in countless sectors and fields: renewable energy, technology, engineering, utilities, air pollution control, politics, construction, product distribution… the list goes on. Some believe that the rise of green industries, especially solar and wind power production, are a threat to jobs attached to the fossil fuel industry. Others hold that the rise of eco-friendly jobs can only be good for the economy and overall job growth.

Home Improvement Leads explains why eco-friendly industries are growing so fast and why the rise of green-collar workers will make for a healthy, diverse, and efficient workforce.

Political Leaders Seek Consensus on Energy and Sustainability Issues at Un-Debate

By TRAVIS HIGH Political salvos were set aside as the four major U.S. political parties gathered at the first joint Leaders in Energy and Potential Energy DC “Un-Debate” on Energy and Sustainability on Thursday September 15, 2016. Over 100 people more »

Event Archives

Event Archives

Here is where you can find resources from Leaders in Energy monthly events, including announcements, recaps, and related articles. If you would like to contribute to our events or have a great idea for an article, find out how you can get involved. Blog more »

The Maker Economy, Local Manufacturing, and Economic Prosperity

By KERRY WORTHINGTON, Leaders in Energy Reporter On April 14, 2016, Leaders in Energy members gathered at TechShop in Crystal City, Virginia to hear how a local economy can be improved with innovation corridors and the movement toward a locally-sourced more »

The Maker Economy & Local Manufacturing in the DMV Region

The Maker Economy & Local Manufacturing in the DMV Region

Our next event will take place at TechShop in Arlington, Virginia (in Crystal City) on Wednesday, April 20th, 2016, from 6-8:30 pm.  Our program will feature a panel of speakers discussing the growing importance of the maker economy and local more »

Leaders in Energy Awards & Holiday Event Recap: Honoring 4 Generations of Clean Energy and Sustainability Leaders

By KERRY WORTHINGTON, Leaders in Energy Reporter At the second annual Leaders in Energy “4 Generations: Leadership in Clean Energy & Sustainability” event on December 4, 2015, members including product developers, engineers, entrepreneurs, and policy consultants recognized clean energy and more »

Necessity Leads to New Ventures

By SHIRA HARRINGTON Chief Engagement Officer Purposeful Hire, Inc. Shira Harrington will be the Keynote Speaker at the Leaders in Energy 4 Generation Event: Leading Through Adversity scheduled for December 4 from 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Bier more »

White House Champions of Change Share Their Journey to Climate Action

By CARLA A. FLEMING, Chief Marketing Officer for Leaders in Energy White House Climate Faith Leaders, Champions of Change Event, July 20, 2015, Eisenhower Executive Office Building, South Court Auditorium   At a ceremony honoring “White House Champions of Change ─ more »

“Sustainable Scoop” Interview: Janine Finnell of Leaders in Energy

By JANINE FINNELL, MIRIAM GENNARI, and TRAVIS HIGH This article is based on an interview with Janine Finnell, Clean Energy Ambassador and Founder, Leaders in Energy, by Miriam Gennari, host of the Arlington Weekly News’ Sustainable Scoop (based in Arlington, Virginia) on July more »