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US Solar Industry Jobs Grow 6.8% to August, 20%+ Expected in Next 12 Months

October 17th, 2011 | by Andrew

The US solar industry created jobs at a 6.8% pace in the year through August 2011. That compares to the expected 0.7% job growth rate for the US economy overall economy and a 2% net job loss in fossil fuel power generation. More than 17,198 solar employment sites employing 100,237 individuals were identified in the "National Solar Jobs Census 2011: A Review of the U.S. Solar Workforce" report. Growth of more than 20% is expected in the ensuing 12 months

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