Last updated on: 2/23/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

American Solar Energy Society (ASES) Biography

Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"
Reasoning:

“The renewable energy and energy efficiency (RE&EE) industries represented more than 9 million jobs and $1,045 billion in U.S. revenue in 2007… The renewable energy industry grew three times as fast as the U.S. economy, with the solar thermal, photovoltaic, biodiesel, and ethanol sectors leading the way, each with 25%+ annual revenue growth.”

“ASES Green Collar Jobs Report Forecasts 37 Million Jobs from Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in U.S. by 2030,” www.ases.org, Jan. 15, 2009

Description:

“Established in 1954, the American Solar Energy Society (ASES) is the nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the use of solar energy, energy efficiency, and other sustainable technologies in the U.S…

ASES leads national efforts to promote solar energy education, public outreach, and advocacy. ASES publishes the award-winning SOLAR TODAY magazine, organizes and presents the ASES National Solar Conference, and leads the ASES National Solar Tour – the largest solar energy event in the world, as well as other powerful programs.”

“About the American Solar Energy Society,” www.ases.org (accessed Feb. 20, 2009)

Mission:

“[T]o promote solar energy education, public outreach, and advocacy.”

“About the American Solar Energy Society,” www.ases.org (accessed Feb. 20, 2009)

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Quoted in:
  1. Will Alternative Energy Development Create More Jobs?