17 Nov '11, 5pm

LA's Untapped Solar Power, Green Jobs Potential

LA's Untapped Solar Power, Green Jobs Potential

An academic study conducted by researchers from UCLA and USC found that there’s a wealth of untapped human resources in LA just waiting to be employed in the solar energy industry. City and civic leaders have thus far failed to enact policies that would take advantage of it, however. Presented at the Los Angeles Business Council (LABC) Institute on Tuesday, “Empowering LA’s Solar Workforce: New Policies that Deliver Investments and Jobs,”says that areas offering the greatest rooftop solar power potential, and hence the greatest capacity for solar industry job creation, are also areas suffering from high unemployment and a gross lack of economic development initiatives.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/11/las-solar-power-green...

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