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Operation Free coalition “Securing America with Clean Energy”

I was so excited to find this sustainable renewable energy advocacy coalition.  Military veterans and national security experts teaming up to actively support the transition in the US energy sourcing and usage to clean, renewable, homegrown energy sources as a matter of national security, which indeed, it is.

Visit their web site to find out all the work they are doing in this area, and make a donation to their advocacy work!!!

Thank you Operation Free for your service in the past and your current service in shaping a more liveable common future.

http://operationfree.net/media/solar-industry-military-veterans-finding-a-friendly-welcome-in-the-u-s-solar-sector

Media

Solar Industry: Military Veterans Finding A Friendly Welcome In The U.S. Solar Sector

In The News

Operation Free is featured in a piece about it’s report on veterans in the solar industry.Solar companies are hiring military veterans at a higher rate than other U.S. employers. That’s according to a new report from Operation Free and The Solar Foundation (TSF). The report, “Veterans in Solar: Securing America’s Energy Future,” highlights findings from TSF’s National Solar Jobs Census 2013 relating to employment of veterans in solar work.

As of November 2013, the U.S solar sector employed 13,192 veterans of the U.S. armed forces, the report says. That figure represents 9.2% of the 142,698 solar workers in the U.S. Among U.S. companies overall, only 7.6% of all workers are military veterans.

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