17 May '12, 2pm

Solar Industry Workers Call on Lawmakers to Protect Solar Energy Jobs

Following up on Susan’s post yesterday and Ben Higgins’ exclusive guest post earlier today on this matter, here’s another excellent guest post from solar industry workers that I received via email yesterday from someone at the Protect Net Metering coalition. This post tackles the jobs side of things — sort of an important topic these days. Enjoy! Solar Industry Workers Tell Lawmakers: Protect Policies that Create Jobs Supporters Send 60,000 E-mails Urging PUC to Expand Solar Credit Program Solar industry workers and officials converged on the State Capitol Wednesday to implore lawmakers and regulators to protect California’s job-creating solar economy by standing up to utility-driven attacks on the state’s successful net metering policy. Northern California employees whose jobs depend on the fast-growing clean energy sector said policies like net metering that promote sola...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/05/17/solar-industry-worker...

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