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US solar jobs increased 9% in 2021 – here’s how it breaks down by sector and state

Solar energy jobs were up in 47 states and increased 9% percent across the United States from 2020 to 2021, reaching a total of 255,037 solar workers, reports the independent nonprofit Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC). According to IREC’s annual National Solar Jobs Census released today, this job growth took place in a year of record solar installations. Overall, the solar industry…
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Quick Charge Podcast: July 25, 2022

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee new episodes are delivered as…
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Tesla releases impressive footage of robot pulling still smoking casting from Giga Press

Tesla has released impressive new footage of one of its robots pulling a still smoking large casting part from one of its Giga Press machines. This new casting approach from Tesla is going to be critical for the future of the company and especially new vehicle programs like the Cybertruck. Over the last few years, Tesla has been heavily investing in casting and alloy technology to enable larger…
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Sono Motors unveils a new and improved production design of its Sion solar EV

During its inaugural “Celebrate the Sun” community event held in Munich today, Sono Motors debuted the production design of its upcoming Sion solar EV. Not to be outdone, Sono Motors followed up with an additional world premiere, unveiling its new “Solar Bus Kit” that can be retrofitted on existing city buses to help reduce carbon emissions. Sono Motors is a German automotive startup…
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