Category: solar industry

An Alarmed Solar Industry Says a US Trade Probe of China Will Totally Fry It; Then Why Is the Business Sunny Side Up?

Publicly, big solar developers and many climate change activists are sounding the alarm about an ongoing probe of trade abuses by Chinese manufacturers. Abigail Ross Hopper, CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association, last month described the U.S. Department of Commerce investigation as “the most serious crisis we have faced in our collective history.” Heather…


Solar Jobs Market Explodes as Companies Seek Workers to Meet Renewables Demand

The sun’s rays are shining light on an industry that has long been in existence, but has recently gained new momentum amid the national push for more renewable energy. Between October and November 2021, PeopleReady’s skilled trades division reported a soaring 32 percent increase in solar jobs postings, totaling 305,000, compared to pre-pandemic job figures from…