|Need a job? Look up, young man, the sun is providing them a-plenty!
Jeff Spross reports that Solar Jobs Beat Out Ranchers In Texas, Actors In California, And Coal Miners Nationally.
California, the state that the Hollywood film industry calls home, can boast 43,700 paying jobs in the solar industry in 2012, versus only 32,300 paid actors. Texas clocked in with 3,200 solar jobs, in comparison to the state's 270 to 2,410 ranchers. And across the entire nation, 119,000 Americans were employed by the solar industry in 2012, versus only 87,500 by the coal mining industry.
A new interactive Solar Job Map identifies jobs across the nation. It was produced by The Solar Foundation. In their press release, they say:
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Jobs Surging in Solar
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