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Bloomington-Normal Poised to Soak Up the Rays With Solar Energy Boom

Despite lagging job statistics and prohibitive trade barriers, Illinois is positioned for a solar boom over the next five years.

According to the Solar Jobs Census, Illinois ranked 20th in 2017 with 3,571 solar jobs down 150 jobs from 2016. Concurrently, the Trump administration implemented a 30% tariff on imported solar to boost domestic solar panel production. 

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