President Obama Announces 75000 Job Solar Initiative for Military Veterans

April 4, 2015 7:51 PM

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There is a current boom in the US solar industry. The industry has added more than 30,000 new jobs over the last two years, with an additional 36,000 jobs expected to be created in 2015. Much of this has been precipitated by the costs of solar falling with technological advances and wider acceptance of solar as an energy source.

Last week, the Obama administration announced its hope to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 28% below those of 2005 within the next 10 years. To achieve this goal, the Solar Ready Vets initiative will play a major role by ensuring there are enough highly qualified workers to supply the workforce ne...

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