The Mountain Institute http://wvpublic.org en Solar Talks Take Place in Wheeling and Morgantown http://wvpublic.org/post/solar-talks-take-place-wheeling-and-morgantown <p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:20:41 +0000 Glynis Board 7136 at http://wvpublic.org Solar Talks Take Place in Wheeling and Morgantown West Virginia Needs More Solar Jobs, Report Says http://wvpublic.org/post/west-virginia-needs-more-solar-jobs-report-says <p></p><p>A new report by two independent organizations says West Virginia is lagging behind in bolstering solar energy programs and providing solar energy jobs.</p><p>The report points out surrounding states are benefiting from past investments into this renewable energy technology.</p><p></p><p>Two groups that support sustainable economic development, Downstream Strategies and The Mountain Institute, teamed up to compare West Virginia’s solar energy job growth to surrounding states.</p><p></p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 14:54:28 +0000 Ben Adducchio 6405 at http://wvpublic.org West Virginia Needs More Solar Jobs, Report Says