New Energy Is The Real Deal Now
Solar and Wind Manufacturing is Thriving in the USA. Why don't mainstream reporters know?
Jigar Shah, August 15, 2016 (Linked In)
“…[The solar, wind, LED lighting, and other clean energy industries have created close to one in 33 new jobs in the U.S. economy and, for] the solar industry, a majority of these new employment opportunities are blue collar construction and manufacturing jobs that pay an average of $21 per hour…[The solar industry has also] hired more veterans than anyone else, retrained coal workers, and even provided a soft landing for oil and gas workers who have lost their jobs. The vast majority of solar and wind workers are trained in less than six months because their previous work experience and training is completely transferrable…According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, wind technician is the fastest growing job category -- expanding twice as much as the next-fastest growing job…[Clean energy is mistakenly seen as a passive and precious solution for a future society -- a delicate sunflower waving in the face of a muscular coal miner or a pristine field of green and sky of blue set against a dirt mound penetrated by a fracking rig…[But the] American energy economy is changing, and changing rapidly. Clean energy and energy efficiency is where the growth is happening…” click here for more