Group says 83,000 Washington residents have clean energy jobs

Environmental Entrepreneurs, which identifies itself as a nonpartisan business group, says that about 83,000 residents work in the clean energy sector.

The sector includes renewable energy, energy efficiency, clean vehicles, fuels and other industries, according to a news release.

The state ranks 9th in the country for wind industry jobs, 10th for renewable energy jobs and 13th for all clean energy jobs.