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Solar Power Jobs Outlook Good!

February 13, 2017

According to the Advanced Energy Economy 2016 Market Report, US advanced energy is now a $200-billion-dollar industry, creating more revenue than both pharmaceuticals manufacturing and beer. Globally, the number tops over $1.4 trillion – a revenue stream that bests both the fashion and airline industries. As quoted on CNBC, the National Solar Jobs Census found one in 50 new US jobs last year. Here at Cypress Creek Renewables, we’re proud to be a part of this economic powerhouse. Not only do we love participating in an industry that is changing the world energy economy for the better by generating clean, renewable power, we’re proud to be part of the solar power jobs boom. This employment growth, per the most recent census from the Solar Foundation, has driven the solar industry to expand to 260,000 jobs nationwide.

To put this in perspective, a recent article from the Environmental Defense Fund states that employment in the solar energy industry is higher than both coal mining and oil and gas extraction. The fact that many of these jobs are in the construction and installation of solar farms and residential solar means they are impossible to outsource.

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Cypress Creek Solar Power Jobs

As one of the fastest growing solar companies in the nation, we at Cypress Creek Renewables are happy to be contributing to the greater economy. We plan to continue creating jobs in construction, engineering, planning and management, and working with our communities to deliver clean energy to the greatest number of people. Our solar developments contribute to the economic well-being of the communities they serve in the form of jobs, property tax revenue, and affordable, dependable energy.

As we grow our pipeline and expand into new markets, we are always on the lookout for talented individuals to help see our vision through to fruition. In fact, right now, we are currently looking to fill a number of critical positions at our Asheville, North Carolina, Carrboro, North Carolina, and Santa Monica, California offices. These positions range from corporate finance and environmental analysts, to engineers, project managers and O&M administrators.

If you’re interested in joining the Cypress Creek Renewables team and being a part of the nation’s fastest growing utility scale solar development company, head on over to our Careers page and evaluate the options. If you see a position you think you’d qualify for, and you’ve got the top-notch credentials to prove it, apply via our LinkedIn company profile – we’d love to hear from you.

 

 

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Comments (2)
  • Arthur L Lane|February 16, 2017

    I would like to be contacted when/if you expand into N.E. Georgia. I have property here and I broker hundreds of acres through my office. Thanks for your time. art

  • Shari Duel|February 23, 2017

    Are you looking to lease in Oklahoma ? I own 160 acres in Alfalfa County. It has transmission lines running all along the west side for 1/2 mile.

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