Solar foundation envisions 10% job growth in 2017

Author: Spencer Ogden
Date posted08/Feb/2017
Author: Spencer Ogden
Solar advocacy group Solar Foundation has a released a report showing that jobs in the U.S. solar power sector saw a growth of 24.5 percent from last year. 

The organisation has openly admitted that 2017 will unlikely see as much dramatic growth, although total employment across the sector is forecast to increase by 10 percent to approximately 286,000 solar workers. 

Within the report, the Solar Foundation also suggested that the Trump Administration’s focus on fossil fuel, it’s unlikely that utility-scale development will dramatically drop in 2017. 

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