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141 Green Jobs Created by the 10 Winners of GE's Ecomagination Home Challenge
Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 12, 2011
|TheGreenJobBank today released its second report on the green jobs created by the 10 winners of GE's Ecomagination Home Challenge. TheGreenJobBank is pleased to again report a positive trend, with 54 new green jobs posted on the companies websites in August (31 jobs) and September (23 jobs).|
Of the 10 companies, Hara Software, SunRun, Project Frog, GMZ Energy, Ember Corporation, and Witricity added job postings; On-Ramp Wireless, Nuventix, Viridity Energy, and VPhase had no new postings. These new jobs were all indexed by TheGreenJobBank from the companies' websites and are available on the search engine's website.
"This is a very positive report" said Bernard Ferret, founder and CEO of TheGreenJobBank. "31 new open positions in August, and 23 in September represent a 50% increase from July. We hope that these companies continue to do well and create more green jobs."
This brings the total green jobs created to 141 since GE announced the 10 winners in June 2011. Green Job creation is a critical element of the solution to lift our economy out of the current recession, and TheGreenJobBank is committed to expand its reporting.
With over 10,000 current green job postings, http://www.thegreenjobbank.com is the leading search engine for green jobs. The search engine, which was launched in 2009, crawls the web daily to provide the freshest listings available from thousands of websites. The listings come from green employers, industry associations, non-profit organizations, trade associations, research labs, green recruiters, and green job boards. The site features a directory of hundreds of green employer profiles and green education programs, enabling job seekers to research easily the green companies for which they want to work. Recently, the company announced a new service that indexes green jobs from green venture-funded startups.