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U.S. Solar Industry Now Employs 100,000 People, Grew 6.8% Since August 2010

The clean energy sector is still booming. And even booming industries -- maybe especially booming industries -- see a fair share of once-promising companies go belly up. It's unfortunate that the Obama administration once touted Solyndra as an example of the fast-growing renewable power sector, but its bankruptcy is a poor reflection of the industry's health as a whole. In fact, renewable energy remains one of the few sectors to see consistent growth over the last couple years.

A new report highlights that health, revealing that the solar industry employs over 100,000 people, and added over 6,700 jobs in the last 12 months alone.

Read the full article here: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/09/us-solar-industry-employs-100000...

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