26 Nov '12, 3am

Green Jobs: In U.S., Solar Jobs Growing 8 Times Faster Than Employment

On November 2, 2012, the Solar Foundation, a nonprofit, announced preliminary key findings of its National Solar Jobs Census 2012 report. It found that the U.S. solar industry employees 119,016 Americans as of September 2012, which is 13,872 greater than September 2011. This represents a 13.2% employment growth rate over the last year, which compares to 2.3% growth in overall U.S employment since September 2011. This means that 1 in 230 jobs created over the last year were in the solar industry.

Full article: http://www.green-buildings.com/content/782605-green-jobs-...

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