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Study: Renewable Energy Increases Virginia Employment

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Solar and wind power would add tens of thousands of jobs in Virginia, according to a new study by George Mason University.

The study, commissioned by a coalition of environmental groups, was based on the state's 2010 energy plan, which envisions a demand of an additional 19,000 megawatts of power over the next 25 years.

But the study says switching to renewables would cut that demand in half, while likely increasing energy costs for ratepayers.


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