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Solar Jobs: Engineering a Sunny Career

Solar jobs are a growing area for engineering graduates to delve into, carrying a promise in multiple parts of the United States.

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Top 5 States for Solar Jobs

Solar Jobs

Looking for a little light to finally shine down on you in your work life? You don’t have to look very far if you live in one of the top five states known for providing jobs in the solar industry. Something about the sun simply makes people happy: a better day almost is inevitable if the sun is shining, and ...

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Do You Know What The Hottest Top 10 Green Jobs Are?

Green Technology, Jobs

Green Technology is hot and so are green jobs according to occupational expert Laurence Shatkin’s book “200 Best Jobs for Renewing America.”  In the book, Mr. Shatkin weighs in on the top green jobs in the United States while comparing three factors: income, job growth, and job openings. “I looked at green jobs that had to do with energy efficiency, with ...

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Rising Sun: The Slow Transition to Solar Power

Green Energy

Moving toward a solar energy world is the goal for many environmentalists. But the road to a golden radiation energy scenario is fraught with economic issues. With all the excitement in the industry, the big question remains: Can the long-term promise of renewable energy shift down to common, everyday use by homeowners and businesses? For the most part it can, ...

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Lockheed Martin to Create Solar Powered Fuel Cells

In the past, the U.S. Army has estimated that about 70% of the material brought to battlefields, considered by weight, is fuel. That could all change now that Lockheed Martin has won a $3 million contract for solar jobs, creating and integrating solar panels to work with fuel cells. In war zones, the primary way of keeping computers, electronics and ...

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Top 5 States for Clean Energy Jobs

Some states have more green energy jobs to offer than others. I looked at a variety of reports spanning from 2007 to 2012, and here are five states that were mentioned repeatedly as some of the greenest job spots across the U.S. 1. California – California earned the number one position on a number of lists, including a study by ...

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The Top Five Reasons to Go After Green Jobs

The Bureau of Labor Statistics classifies green jobs as jobs in industries or companies that create products or services that help the environment or preserve natural resources, or jobs that entail reducing the environmental footprint of production practices. As of a recent report using data from 2010, the Economic Policy Institute says that the top five states for green jobs ...

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