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California’s solar industry creates jobs

Falling oil prices aren’t alone in posing a risk to the United State’s energy giants.

They also have to contend with the country’s push towards renewable energy sources. And the U.S. state of California is spearheading that shift, thanks to its year-round sunny weather.

CCTV America’s May lee reports.

The solar industry is a bright spot in California’s economy. According to a recent solar industry report, in 2015, a record breaking 20,000 new jobs were added in California, pushing the total number of solar workers here to more than 75,000.

According to the latest figures, the solar industry now employs more people than the state’s top utility companies combined and the good news is this is just the tip of the solar energy iceberg.
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