18 Nov '11, 9pm

7 More Green Jobs Stories: Filed under: Energy News

In London , there are now about 160,000 people working in green jobs in 9,000 companies. The growth rate in the industry there has been about 4%. First Solar recently doubled its production line in Germany, from 250 MW to 50 MW a year. If you’re not aware, First Solar is the world’s largest manufacturer of advanced, thin-film solar photovoltaic modules. The new plant is in Frankfurt and nearly doubles First Solar’s employment there, from 650 to 1,200 employees. Siemens opened a new wind distribution center in Wichita, Kansas this month. “The 73,000-square-foot warehouse, with seven acres of outside storage, will provide procurement, kitting, storage, refurbishment and distribution for the tooling needed to erect and install wind turbines throughout the Americas region.” It’s unclear how many people the center will employ. New coal ash rules will create 28,000 jobs , accord...

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