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Solar Accounts for 1 in 50 New U.S. Jobs in 2016


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Ruth
- 503 days ago - thesolarfoundation.org
"WASHINGTON, D.C., February 7, 2016 âEUR" The American solar workforce grew at a historic pace in 2016, a year when one out of every fifty new U.S. jobs was in the solar industry, according to the new National Solar Jobs Census 2016, "



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Ruth R (246)
Tuesday February 28, 2017, 6:09 pm
From the article:
"The National Solar Jobs Census 2016 found that solar industry employment growth outpaced the overall U.S. economy by 17 times as it increased by over 51,000 jobs, for a total of 260,077 U.S. solar workers."
 

Freya H (358)
Tuesday February 28, 2017, 6:43 pm
Great - now give me one of them.
 

MmAway M (507)
Tuesday February 28, 2017, 6:46 pm
TY Ruth...Freya you did make me smile!
Where I reside and not my home there are SOLAR PANELS all over.
 

Animae C (516)
Wednesday March 1, 2017, 12:02 am
Awesome news!!!
May it keep growing!
 

Janet B (0)
Wednesday March 1, 2017, 1:49 pm
Thanks
 

Colleen L (3)
Wednesday March 1, 2017, 10:48 pm
I'm happy with mine. Hope others will get it to keep the jobs going. Thanks Ruth
 

Margie FOURIE (148)
Thursday March 2, 2017, 1:01 am
Thank you.
 

Janet B (0)
Thursday March 2, 2017, 4:07 pm
Thanks
 

Hartson Doak (39)
Thursday March 2, 2017, 5:08 pm
Keep voting with your wallets. Oil and coal have NO future.
 

Margie FOURIE (148)
Friday March 3, 2017, 12:09 am
Please tell South Africa!
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Friday March 3, 2017, 1:28 pm
Good to hear.
 

Janet B (0)
Friday March 3, 2017, 2:59 pm
Thanks
 

Margie FOURIE (148)
Saturday March 4, 2017, 12:41 am
Again?
 

Ruth R (246)
Thursday March 16, 2017, 9:51 am
Thank you so very much for participating in a good, supportive, and positive manner!

This is good news that here is more solar energy, and the jobs that go with solar energy.

Even better news maybe the saltwater batteries for storage of some of this energy.
 

Melania P (122)
Tuesday April 11, 2017, 9:05 am
Great! I hope Trump does not stop this trend ;(
 

Ruth R (246)
Tuesday April 11, 2017, 12:01 pm
Dear Jesus, please help so that Mr President will do his job the good way to help all the men, women, and children. Please do not hurt the earth: the air, the water, the land, the animals, the children, the women, the men; the parks. You were not hired to hurt us -- all of us -- the citizens of the USA.

Everything that I say can be used together for good to bless and not curse me.

Thank you for the article. Please through Christ Jesus the son of God, Bless -- bless and not curse -- all the men, women, and children -- who you have chosen before the foundation of the earth, and please God bless the earth to have clean air, clean water, and clean land, and produce good clean produce and foods for the men, women, and children whom he has chosen, and he knows who they are. WHO ARE YOU TO JUDGE ? -- JUDGE NOT AT ALL, OR YOU COULD BE JUDGED. MAY GOD SPARE ME, amen.

Through Christ Jesus, the Son of God, God the Father, and Holy Spirit -- who have Love -- Dear God please protect the land, the air, the water, and all the creation from all evil as much as possible. The President is to serve the Lord Christ Jesus, and The Almighty will deal with the president through Christ Jesus Name. The people who the president put in place are to serve the Lord Christ Jesus and The Almighty Lord will deal with them.
 
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