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1 Tennessee and the Apollo Alliance December 4-5, 2009

2 Who is the Apollo Alliance? Broad and Diverse Coalition Reframe the Debate Local Apollo Alliance Affiliates Strong Message and Long Vision Good Jobs & Economic Development

3 Why Do We Call it Apollo? In 1961, President Kennedy challenged Americans to pursue a goal that seemed beyond our reach: to land a man on the moon within the decade. “ We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win... ”

4 The New Apollo Program Rebuild America Clean and Green Make It In America Restore America’s Technological Leadership Tap the Productivity of the American People Reinvest in America

5 Green Jobs

6 Jobs created per 1 MW PV power: 69,650 hours of labor, or about 35.5 years. Major jobs include: Module assembly (20,950 hours) System integration (11,750 hours) Installation (10,500 hours) –Roofers, electricians, sheet-metal workers O&M (5000 hours) (Potential for in-state manufacturing) Jobs in Solar

7 Energy Efficiency Jobs More jobs for factory workers, builders, and operation and maintenance personnel Efficiency creates 21.5 jobs for every $1 million investment Natural gas produces 11.5 jobs for every $1 million investment

8 High Skilled - High Quality Jobs Need well trained workers to ensure success of new technology. Workforce development programs can provide opportunities for those left out of other economic booms: –Low-income –Unemployed, Underemployed –People with barriers to employment, like history of incarceration

9 Our Choice

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12 Apollo in 2010 Manufacturing Cities Local Apollo Innovation

13 Manufacturing IMPACT Act $30 Billion to States for Revolving Loans for Retooling Factories Double Funding for Manufacturing Extension Partnerships Transportation Bill State and Local Efforts

14 Cities Green Futures Affiliates Green Jobs Corps Weatherization Funding

15 Local Apollo Alliances Seventeen Local Apollo Alliances -- Missouri, Indiana, California, Ohio, San Diego, Michigan, Oregon, Washington, Wisconsin, Hawaii, New York State, Colorado, Los Angeles, Western New York, Oakland, Massachusetts, and New York City. --Next Stop…our Southern States! “On the Ground” Green Jobs

16 Real Life Examples Missouri’s Green Schools Retrofit Program—transforming to community hire & economic development Oregon’s HB2626— Taking Energy Efficiency to Scale: with equity and quality Oakland’s Green Jobs Corps— pathways out of poverty. Massachusetts— Equity in Utilities Energy Efficiency Programs New York State’s Reindustrialization Conference— Clean Energy Investments as Factory Spark Los Angeles’ Green Jobs Retrofit Ordinance— Jobs & Community

17 What’s Our Decision?


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