Skip to comments.Sunny Colorado is losing ground in solar energy jobs
Posted on 02/15/2014 8:16:10 AM PST by rktman
Colorado may be known for its abundant sunshine, but employment in the solar energy sector is looking cloudy solar industry jobs have declined by 32 percent since 2010, according to a newly released survey by the Solar Foundation.
Colorado saw a zero percent increase in solar sector jobs from 2012-2013, while such jobs increased by nearly 20 percent nationwide. The high-profile bankruptcy of Abound Solar in 2012, which cost 400 jobs, could have something to do with those numbers, but solar advocacy organization Environment Colorado lays the blame on what could have potential longer-term effects on the market possible changes to a utilities-rebate program run by Xcel Energy.
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I think those solar increases are jobs in China working for Harry Reid’s son.
Here’s a great idea from one of the article’s commenters:
Install a bunch of cheap, cast-off solar panels, and then when they don’t produce much power, buy electricity from your neighbor’s house at the market rate ($.04) and pipe it back from your anemic solar panels to the grid for the “solar” rate ($.10)!
Meanwhile in North Dakota.....
If it feels right, it is right. And just as reliable as any statistic coming out of this administration.