Solar Jobs News

Solar, Not Coal, Key to Job Growth, Says Report

A story that appeared in the March 1, 2017, issue of Fortune magazine says that despite President Trump’s campaign promises, the future of energy jobs is not in coal, but in solar.

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Solar Jobs Now Employs the Most American Workers in the Energy Sector

According to a new report from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), solar employment now accounts for the largest share of workers in the U.S. power generation field, having surpassed the likes of coal, gas and oil.

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SunPower Expects to Cut 2,500 More Solar Jobs

SunPower Corp., the number-two solar panel maker in the U.S., has announced that it must cut 2,500 employees, representing roughly 25 percent of its workforce

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Solar Energy: Veterans Offer Valuable Assets to Solar Industry

Research shows that U.S. military veterans as a community can be valuable assets to companies that provide solar energy.

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Solar Jobs: Future Presidential Support for Clean Energy Uncertain

Democratic Presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, back in September said if she were to become president, she would deploy half a billion more solar panels as part of her job creation plan. Although she embraced climate change as the crux of her job-creation plan, the same is not true for President-elect Donald Trump.

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Solar Energy Job Market Continues to Boom

Solar jobs continue to become more and more available each year, with a wide range of positions available within the industry for all skill sets and education levels.

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Developing Countries Could Add Millions of Jobs In Solar LED Lighting

Studies say the developing world could see an influx of jobs if it switches from fuel-based lighting to solar LED systems. Making the switch could create an estimated two million solar-based jobs as well as spurring economic development and improving the environment.

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