24 Feb '15, 3pm

Let’s Talk About Solar Power and Equity: We need to have “the talk” about solar power and equity, because ign...

We now boast an estimated 20 gigawatts of solar energy nationwide (enough to power more than four million U.S. homes), and the United States added more solar capacity in the past two years than in the previous 30 years combined. In fact, as President Obama highlighted in his State of the Union address, “every three weeks, we bring online as much solar power as we did in all of 2008.” So, who is benefiting from this solar boom? In regard to rooftop solar, it is mostly middle-income and working class homeowners, according to analysis from the Center for American Progress: "Rooftop solar is not just being adopted by the wealthy; it is, in fact, mostly being deployed in neighborhoods where median income ranges from $30,000 to $90,000." The growth of the solar industry is also creating good jobs , and plenty of them. The solar industry added jobs nearly 20 times faster than the...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2015...

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