Solar now employs more people than coal, according to a report from the Department of Energy. It also says that in 2016, the number of people working in solar increased by 25 percent.
With more people getting into the solar industry, trends in solar are evolving.
Wayne Irwin, president of Pure Energy Solar, said his company has been hiring more, keeping up with a steady increase in demand. While solar is usually something people get for their homes, Irwin said there’s been more demand from businesses. [read full article]