There was a time when solar cells were only any good for powering up a calculator, but these days it seems that the solar power industry is much more than just producing energy, even though that is important! The other side to the solar power market is jobs and for US States such as California and Texas this could mean that 8,500 and 9,300 industry jobs created respectively, which is a substantial amount. However, it seems that the majority of US States do not even have a basic solar plan in place! Check out this graphic by One Block Off The Grid, it is a bit of an eye opener.
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