MEPI: 100% clean energy will grow Wisconsin economy by $21 Billion, create 34,000 jobs

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La Grange, IL: Wisconsin’s stated goal of transitioning to 100% clean energy by 2050 could grow the state’s economy by $21 billion, create more than 34,000 jobs, and boost public budgets by nearly $2 billion, according to a new study by the Midwest Economic Policy Institute (MEPI) and the Fiscal and Economic Research Center (FERC) at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.  The study warns that these economic and fiscal benefits would be reduced if projects fail to adopt labor standards that promote local hiring, apprenticeship training, and market-competitive wages.
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