Solar jobs growth not as robust as predicted

Solar jobs are growing, and it doesn’t take a study to figure that out. But just in case you’re still in doubt, the Solar Foundation has supplied a study that says the industry grew by 6.8 percent on the jobs front in the past 12 months.

That means there are more than 100,000 people working in the U.S. solar industry, according to the most recent information of the National Solar Jobs Census 2011 report.

The industry added 6,735 workers to reach 100,237 overall, according to the report. That growth occurred while jobs in the rest of the economy grew by 0…

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