Browsing the "Solar Jobs" Tag

New French President Invites Cleantech & Climate Leaders From USA To Ditch Donald Trump, USA (Video)

May 11th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

We've written a few times about how China has the opportunity (and seems to be taking it) to increase its global influence and power thanks to the Trump presidency. There are various avenues for achieving that, but the largest of them seems to be Trump's science denial and absurd ideas regarding global warming and sensible climate action. Now, another global superpower is following suit with this opening, but much more directly


No Executive Order Can Make The Clean Energy Economy Disappear — In 9 Bullets

April 8th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

While President Trump’s executive order turning back many Obama-era climate change policies is great optics for his energy policy conservative base and fossil fuel donors, it doesn’t change the facts of the new energy economy. Since we know President Trump likes short briefings, here are the hard truths about the future of energy in this country and many other parts of the world that are driven by market forces rather than politics


10 Ways That President Trump Can Create Jobs

March 6th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Instead of trying to return the country to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries with fossil fuels, he should be focusing on the sector that’s growing 12 times faster than the rest of the US economy and be promoting renewable energy


3 Ways Donald Trump’s Climate Approach Is A US Economic Disaster

January 21st, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

To be fair, we don't yet know what Donald Trump's precise climate approach will be, but it seems all but guaranteed that he will slow and obstruct climate action and will do a great deal to increase pollution and CO2 emissions from out-of-date oil, coal, and gas industries. This is idiotic not just because it puts all of human society at great risk, but also because it's one of the worst economic moves a politician can make


Low Costs of Solar Power & Wind Power Crush Coal, Crush Nuclear, & Beat Natural Gas

December 25th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan

These are 5 messages that I think anyone wanting a better US economy (or a better economy in practically any country), anyone wanting national energy freedom (aka energy independence), anyone wanting to advance the most cost-effective choices for electricity generation, and anyone wanting to make logical energy decisions should know and share with others


Connecticut Solar Energy (In Depth)

December 4th, 2016 | by Aisha Abdelhamid

Connecticut enjoys one of the fastest-growing solar markets among the smaller US states. One reason is because the Nutmeg State actually receives more sunshine than most of the solar farms in Germany, with an average of close to 4.5 hours of direct sunlight for every 10 square feet (approx. 1 square meter)


Every US State & Every Country Can Become An “Energy Giant” Via Solar

November 17th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan

While editing an in-depth article on Arizona solar energy this week, this line caught my attention: "With over 375 solar companies serving the value chain in Arizona, there are more than 6,900 people employed in the state’s solar market." 6,900 jobs in a state like Arizona is a big deal, and the solar industry is just getting started!



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