In the ad, Steve Smiley, a wind energy businessman in Michigan, credits the president's green energy loan program for allowing him to hire new workers and invest in infrastructure.
"The policies that President Obama has put forward have been a great benefit to a small business like mine," Smiley says.
"The loan we've got helped us sustain 8 to 10 people plus probably half a dozen sub-suppliers," he adds.
In a statement accompanying the release of the video, the Obama campaign argues Romney's plan would "put American jobs at risk and jeopardize our energy strategy."
"President Obama’s policies have allowed businesses in the energy industry to grow — and a loan supported by the President has directly helped Heron Wind produce two to three wind turbines," the statement says. "President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy is making America more energy independent by reducing our dependence on foreign oil and investing in renewable oil."