Kaplan Clean Tech's Blog Posts Tagged 'solar' (2)

The Solar Industry May Soon Face a Skilled Labor Shortage

Growth of the Solar Industry

The growth of the solar industry may soon face the reality of not having enough skilled workers to satisfy demand, suggests a recent report by The Solar Foundation and the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP). Despite a dragging economy overall, installed solar capacity has increased dramatically in the past few years. In 2011 alone, the cumulative installed solar capacity in the United States nearly doubled from 2,095 MW to…

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Added by Kaplan Clean Tech on November 26, 2012 at 10:25am — No Comments

Emergency Energy: Options for Living off the Grid When Necessary

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, people are asking themselves what they can do to lessen their reliance on centralized systems for their electricity, heat and transportation needs. As climate change brings the potential for more intense and frequent extreme weather events, the desire for alternative energy options is becoming more…

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Added by Kaplan Clean Tech on November 13, 2012 at 4:36pm — 5 Comments

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