26 Oct '11, 1pm

Solar Jobs Report Shows 6.8% Growth over 2010

Andrea Luecke, executive director of The Solar Foundation , the organization that authored the report, shed some light on the data on Tuesday during a sit-down video interview at the Event Broadcast booth. Overall, Luecke said she is happy with the results, despite the fact that they are so much lower than expected. “We really didn’t expect to reach 26% but that’s how the employers responded,” she said. The Jobs Census is the result of employers reporting how many jobs they expect to add over the course of the year. The survey is taken during the June through August timeframe. Luecke said employers were overly optimistic for a lot of reasons: explosive demand for solar, increased public acceptance for solar and expectations that the economy would bounce back much quicker than it has. “It was a sign of the times,” she said. Luecke also mentioned the mid-term elections last ...

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