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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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Wind Jobs Opportunities for Techs

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Wind jobs remaining a growing sector of the green energy field, particularly in the United States.

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Energy Jobs: Solar Jobs Shining Brightest in Modern Economy

Solar energy is the fastest-growing sector of the energy jobs industry in the United States.

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Dept. of Defense Drives Clean Energy Market

Quick—who’s the largest consumer of energy in the world? China? Europe? None of the above. It’s the U.S. Department of Defense. Our military’s consumption of energy makes it a prime candidate for going green, saving money, reducing our country’s environmental footprint, and creating more energy jobs. The DOD isn’t blind to this fact. It’s going to accelerate it’s green technology ...

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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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Energy Jobs: Tax Credits for Green Energy Extended Through 2013

In the frantic rush to avoid toppling over the fiscal cliff, President Obama and Congressional Republicans scrambled to shake hands and extended tax credits for alternative energy sources, and for green energy jobs. Wind energy wasn’t the only winner, as the production tax credit was extended for one year. Geothermal, hydropower and biomass also benefit. Green energy industries other than ...

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