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Illinois boost in solar industry jobs

The refrain from Illinois’ governor down to the candidates running for Chicago mayor is more jobs are needed to help the economy grow. But what kinds of jobs? How about the solar energy sector? According to a new report by the Solar Foundation, the industry continues to exceed growth expectations. In the Foundation’s annual survey, Illinois ranks 12th in the number of people employed in the solar industry. We host Alex Winn, a Solar Foundation program director with more. (Flickr/Chandra Marsono)

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