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Sunny Days Ahead For Solar Energy If “Historic” Job-Creating Pace Endures

Originally published on CleanTechnica by Tina Casey Solar energy jobs are booming, according to the non-profit Solar Foundation. The organization’s annual National Solar Jobs Census for 2016 showed that the solar industry’s contribution to the national employment picture is significant, adding up to one out of every 50 new jobs created last year. That kind […]

February 14th

3 Ways Donald Trump’s Climate Approach Is A US Economic Disaster

Originally published on CleanTechnica by Zachary Shahan To be fair, we don’t yet know what Donald Trump’s precise climate approach will be, but it seems all but guaranteed that he will slow and obstruct climate action and will do a “great deal” to increase pollution and CO2 emissions from the out-of-date oil, coal, and gas industries. This is idiotic not […]

February 12th

1,000 New Solar Jobs For US Military Veterans

In advance of Veterans Day, the non-profit solar installer GRID Alternatives has announced a hookup with Wells Fargo to kick off “Troops to Solar,” a three-year program aimed at training more than 1,000 military veterans for jobs in the burgeoning solar industry. The program will also train service men and women who are still on […]

November 10th

Net Metering Caps Put 1,000s of Solar Jobs at Risk

Calling on the Legislature to act quickly to raise net metering caps, the Mass Solar Coalition stated recently that thousands of solar-related jobs are in jeopardy due to the caps for public and private projects. This finding was published in a final report sent recently to the Massachusetts State Legislature by the Net Metering and […]