Federally funded solar plants to boost construction jobs

07/6/2010 | Yahoo!

President Barack Obama has allotted $2 billion for the building of two major solar plants in the U.S., a double boon for the construction market and renewable energy sector. The funds are split between two companies, Abengoa Solar and Abound Solar Manufacturing. The first is building a solar power plant in Arizona and the second is constructing plants in Colorado and Indiana; together, the companies will create more than 3,600 construction jobs.

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