27 Jan '14, 5pm

New Solar #Jobs Report Shows #Solar Continuing Record Growth: cc @solarfound #solarjobs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With today’s release of The Solar Foundation’s National Solar Jobs Census , Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), issued the following statement: “When it comes to the U.S. economy, solar is continuing to create tens of thousands of new jobs across the country. The Solar Foundation's latest national jobs census confirms that 2013 was a record-shattering year, with the solar industry creating more than 10 new jobs every hour of every work day throughout the year. “Added together, solar’s final box score for 2013 is impressive by any measurement: Nearly 143,000 American jobs; 400,000 installed solar systems nationwide; an estimated 13,000 megawatts (MW) of solar capacity, generating enough clean, reliable and affordable electricity to power more than 2 million homes; and ten of billions of dollars pumped into the...

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