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Solar Jobs In US Increase 13.2% In 2012

November 2nd, 2012 | by Chelsea

During the last few days of the election, when politicians scramble to make promises about jobs and the economy, only a fool would ignore this statistic: employment in the solar industry has grown 13.2 percent over the last year.


From Local to National, India to the US, Government Action Key to Low-Carbon Green Economic Development

September 17th, 2012 | by Andrew

Local governments are taking actions to spur low-carbon green economy development that falls right in line and reinforces initiatives at the regional, national, and international levels, an encouraging sign that real progress can and is being made. Announcements this week from cities and local governments as geographically and culturally separated and diverse as Kolkata and Westport testify to the actions taking place.


1H 2012 US Solar PV Installations Grow 120%; US Poised to be World’s 3rd-Largest Market

August 27th, 2012 | by Andrew

Solar PV installations more than doubled in the Americas in 1H 2012, with demand in the US leading the way. Rapid growth will accelerate in 2H 2012, according to an IMS report, making the US the third-largest market in the world. 1H 2012 results put paid to assertions that the US imposition of anti-dumping tariffs and countervailing duties on Chinese imports would stifle demand in the US, according to the industry association behind the litigation effort.


New Solar Power Charts

March 9th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

  Greentech Media posted a number of solar power charts yesterday on its website, charts which Shayle Kann presented at [&hellip


Treasury 1603 Grant Extension Key to Sustaining Renewable Energy & Green Jobs Growth

October 13th, 2011 | by Andrew

A key to sustaining renewable energy economic & jobs growth in the wake of the "Great Recession," the US Treasury 1603 grant program is due to expire at the end of 2011. A study conducted for the SEIA indicates that extending it for one year would create an additional 37,394 solar industry jobs and some 2,000 megawatts (MW) of new solar installations



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