Jobs and Clean Energy – Danny Kennedy
The great energy transition is underway. Renewable electricity build-out is outpacing dirty projects. Global greenhouse gas emissions have flatlined, but the transition isn’t happening fast enough to significantly arrest climate change. Danny Kennedy, founder of Sungevity and Managing Director of the California Clean Energy Fund, draws from lessons learned over decades as an activist and entrepreneur on the frontlines of the global energy transition. In this excerpt from his 2016 keynote address, Kennedy highlights the overwhelming employment and economic opportunity that solar energy development is providing right now and moving forward.
Watch Danny Kennedy’s complete talk here.