In Germany, Rooftop & Community Solar is Powering the Country (& Creating Thousands of Jobs)

Renewable energy (and especially solar) policies of the last decade or so have turned cloudy, northerly Germany into a country rich in solar power… literally. Millions of individuals benefit from rooftop solar and community-owned solar. Solar is bringing down the price of electricity in some situations. And all of this is creating a hefty helping of jobs, thousands and thousands and thousands of jobs. Here’s more from a CleanTechnica repost:

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