In Arizona, Earth Day Is Jobs Day

This Earth Day, we’re celebrating the more than 14,000 jobs and $10.57 billion in funding that President Biden’s clean energy plan has brought to Arizona in the past year and a half. Investing in clean energy is a win for Arizona’s economy, environment, and residents. Clean energy like wind and solar is giving Arizona residents better-paying jobs, more ways to save money on their utility bills, and more opportunities to protect the state more than 7 million people call home.

Clean Energy Is Driving Job Creation and Boosting Arizona’s Economy

Thanks to the President’s clean energy plan, Arizona is becoming a hub for solar. New clean energy projects have already spurred over $10 billion in funding and helped create or move forward over  14,000 good-paying clean energy jobs in the state. Highlights include:

Biden’s Clean Energy Plan Is Protecting Arizona’s Air and Water

President Biden has made protecting the environment a top priority since his first day in office, when he recommitted the U.S. to the Paris Agreement. He signed into law the single largest investment in clean energy and climate action ever made and closed tax loopholes to force Big Oil and corporate polluters to pay their fair share in taxes. Biden has done more to protect, restore, and secure the livability of our environment than any president in American history. Recent highlights include:

Arizona Residents Are Saving Money Thanks to the Clean Energy Plan

By installing solar panels, purchasing electric vehicles, and upgrading to energy-efficient appliances, Arizonans can save money while also taking steps to protect our planet for future generations. President Biden’s clean energy plan makes it easier and cheaper than ever before to make these purchases and upgrades. Rather than benefiting Big Oil, investing in clean energy benefits us all. Incentives include:

For more than 50 years, Americans have recognized Earth Day, choosing to take time out of our busy lives to celebrate our planet and commit to protecting it for generations to come. This Earth Day, we’re recognizing the benefits that clean energy brings to our state by celebrating Earth Day as Jobs Day.