Dirty Energy & Fuel

Published on March 26th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

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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is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy since 2009.

Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he’s the founder and director of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity.

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