Manufacturing resources could be key to creating new clean energy jobs

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The state’s manufacturing resources could be key to creating new clean energy jobs, according to Wisconsin Environmental Initiative Director John Imes.
 
Speaking yesterday at a Wisconsin Technology Council event in Madison, Imes said Wisconsin has fallen “a little behind” on developing clean energy industries.
 
“This is a competitive issue,” he said. “We were always a low-cost island in terms of our energy costs; we’re kind of a high-cost island now.”
 
He chalked up that difference to other Midwest states pursuing renewable energy sources more aggressively.
 
Still, even...

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