Clean energy

EFS Energy Seeks to Get Customers Soaking Up the Sun

Solar power is a great, efficient energy source that has yet to really catch fire for the average consumer. But one small business owner in the Show-Me State is looking to enlighten his fellow Missourians, one solar product at a time.

Kyle Barber, managing partner of EFS Energy, has been a passionate advocate for solar energy for much of his life.

Talking Back Tuesday Survey: Clean Energy

As part of our Talking Back Tuesday series, Small Business Majority is launching a new survey each week to get a better understanding of where small business owners stand on important issues.

This week’s issue is clean energy. Our polling has found that a vast majority of small businesses support standards from the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce harmful emissions from power plants. Now we want to hear from you directly. Take our survey and let us know your thoughts on clean energy.

Amping Up Vehicle Efficiency Standards

Last week, the president directed the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Transportation to move forward with the next round of fuel efficiency standards for medium and heavy-duty trucks by March 2016. This is great news for small business owners who, according to our polling, overwhelmingly support greater fuel efficiency standards because they will help save on fuel costs and boost entrepreneurs’ bottom lines.

The Small Business Take on Clean Energy Investments and Clean Air Standards

Across the United States, Main Street small businesses are working to rebuild our economy. These entrepreneurs, who have created two out of every three jobs over the past two decades, are doing all they can to hire, grow and move their businesses forward. One of the ways they’re doing it is through innovation—particularly in the clean energy arena.

New Colorado Report Reflects Benefits of Energy Efficiency for Small Businesses

Tim Gaudette

In Colorado, Main Street businesses are working to rebuild the state’s economy. These entrepreneurs are doing all they can to hire, grow and move their businesses forward. For their wellbeing and that of Colorado’s economic future, it’s important they have ample opportunity to innovate—particularly in the energy efficiency arena, as indicated by a report released Wednesday.

POLL: Ohio’s Small Businesses Want Government Investments in Renewable Energy Technologies and Support Enforcement of EPA Clean Air Standards

Mary Huttlinger

Originally released June 7, 2012:

Ohio small business owners strongly support government investments in clean energy and believe such investments have an important role in creating jobs and boosting the economy, according to an opinion poll released today by Small Business Majority.

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