Green Jobs: Electrical Workers Construct Solar Arrays in Maryland

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Green Jobs: Electrical Workers Construct Solar Arrays in Maryland

10/17/2012; Jackie Tortora

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=mIJxfx8-ESI#t=0s

Electrical workers from Washington, D.C.’s IBEW Local 26 are building some cutting-edge green energy on the rooftops of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Md. Made possible by the 2009 stimulus funds, highly skilled electrical workers are building four solar arrays with all “Made in America” materials to power the NIST complex with one on the ground, two on the roof and one parking structure. Watch our new Innovators website feature, “Stimulus Money Brings Solar Jobs,” to learn more.

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