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green jobs in greenville, michigan

While other industries in the US are laying people off, the solar industry is moving forward creating green jobs for the future. Brian Williams of NBC news recently show cased how UniSolar is creating jobs in Michigan to create thin film solar cells right here in the US. In fact, 80% of the products made in Michigan is being exported to other countries, adding significantly to the US GDP. Two years ago Greenville was abandoned when an appliance manufacturer moved its operations to Mexico, over 4,000 people lost their jobs. Thanks to UniSolar, the company revived the economic climate in Greensville by creating green jobs that not only helping the environment but helping America become energy independent. This is a great case study of how supporting the green energy industry can turn around the US. What are your...

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Certified to install Solar Power?

Los Angeles is one of the sunniest cities in the united states. The city is not leading in the number of solar installations, although that won’t be for long because Brian Hurd of the East Los Angeles Skills Center (part of LA Unified school district) is offering NABCEP Photovoltaic (PV) Entry Level Certificate of Knowledge Program in partnership with the The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP). Brain explains that the entry level PV course opens up an array of opportunities for students by providing them jobs in sales, design, installation, and tech support…etc, the possibilities are endless for students since their skills are such in high demand and there is so much room for growth in this industry. Green Jobs stir up the economy much more than any stimulus check handout! Supporting renewable energy can help the USA bounce back quickly out of the recession, similar to Germany, The renewable energy industry pulled the country out of a recession and now the country is leading the solar power world market, according to Mr. Hurd. Renewable Energy creates jobs aboard, because green jobs need to be done here in the states, therefore they cannot be outsourced. Brain is a leading educator who is pushing on the education and legislation front to help solar become mainstream…and needs an honorable mention on this blog. If your in LA area interested In learning about solar power installation you can learn more by contacting the Los Angeles Skills Center:...

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