Nearly 500K Clean Energy Workers Remain Out of Work After Only 13K Jobs Returned in August

• 14% of clean energy workforce still jobless as industry nears slow season • August growth rate far below 2020 projections made before COVID-19

MT Solar Overcomes Labor Shortages, Boosts Quality and Improves Productivity with the Universal Robots-powered Vectis Cobot Welding Tool

A Vectis Cobot Welding Tool now handles a wide range of welds, enabling quick change-overs and optimized production. MT Solar overcame labor shortages and freed current staff from repetitive welding tasks while successfully handling a 300% surge in demand.

COVID-19 Erases Five Years of Solar Job Growth

All 50 states show solar jobs losses, with 36 states suffering job losses above 30%. Seven states and Washington, DC- including large solar states like New York and New Jersey- have seen solar job losses exceed 60%.

America Has Lost 594,300 Clean Energy Jobs; 850,000 Expected by June 30

• 447,208 new unemployment filings in April, triple March claims • CA, FL, GA, TX, MI, NC, WA, NY, OH among hardest hit states • Energy efficiency job losses top 400,000; renewable job losses near 100,000

LG Electronics Announces Plans For U.S. Solar Panel Assembly Plant

New Factory to Increase LG Employment in Alabama by 60 Percent, Produce 500 Megawatts of Solar Panels Annually

Renewable Energy Jobs Reach 10.3 Million Worldwide in 2017

China, Brazil, the United States, India, Germany and Japan remain the worlds largest renewable energy employers, representing more than 70 per cent of all industry jobs globally.

National Solar Jobs Census

The Solar Foundation: The Solar Foundations annual National Solar Jobs Census is a comprehensive report on employment trends within the U.S. solar industry, nationwide and state by state. The latest Solar Jobs Census includes data for 2017.

CEEW NRDC study: More than 300,000 to Join India's Clean Energy Workforce by 2022, Rooftop Solar Major Job Creator

The labor-intensive rooftop solar segment will employ 70 percent of the new workforce, creating seven times more jobs than large-scale projects such as solar farms.

Solar Industry Expects Loss of 88,000 Jobs in U.S. Next Year if Government Rules in Company's Favor in Trade Case

Manufacturing jobs would fall despite claim; biggest losses seen in California, S.C. and Texas

Over 3 Million in U.S. Now Work for Clean Energy

Today, national business groups representing the range and breadth of clean energy companies in the United States cheered government statistics showing their industries support more than 3 million American jobs - equal to the employment of retail stores across the country, and twice as many jobs as involved in construction of buildings. This is based on 2016 data recently released by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in its second annual U.S. Energy and Employment Report.   Full Press Release:

Chinese solar company opening local module factory in September

Victor A. Patton for Sacramento Business Journal:  A solar module factory expected to bring more than 200 jobs to Sacramento is slated to begin production in mid-September at McClellan Business Park.  It will be the first U.S. factory for Nanjing, China-based solar cell and module manufacturer China Sunergy Co, who on Thursday announced its subsidiary Sunergy America has agreed to lease a 140,000-square-foot manufacturing building — previously a plant where J.C. Penney made window coverings. Simon Szeto, a Sunergy advisor, said the company will bring around 20 management staff from overseas and will hire other employees locally.  The work being done at the factory will include putting together the modules. Each module includes a solar cell, an aluminum frame, tempered glass, cables and a junction box. The completed products, which can be placed on a ground mount or rooftop, will be sold commercially in the U.S, Szeto said.  Cont'd...

Intersolar - Storage a Promising Source of Solar Job Growth, Paper Finds

The combined use of solar and storage technologies could lead to 27,000 new jobs by 2021, according to a new discussion paper released by The Solar Foundation

The Women Behind Solar Energy's Success

SEIA's Empowerment Series Kicks off in Washington D.C. with "Women's Empowerment: Leaders in Energy"

#MillionSolarStrong Campaign Kicks Off Today, Promising Continued Record Growth and New Jobs

The report is timed with the solar communitys launch of the #MillionSolarStrong campaign, which celebrates the fact that the industry has raced past a million installations and is rapidly accelerating toward 2 million.

REPORT: California's Advanced Energy Industry Has More Than Half a Million Workers, Up 18 Percent from Last Year

Growing at three times the rate of employment overall and accounting for more than 3 percent of the state total, advanced energy supports more jobs in California than agriculture, three times as many as motion pictures, TV, radio.

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