Industry Market Trends

Supply of American STEM Graduates Is Far from Lacking, Study Finds

May 29, 2013

The accepted rhetoric has been that American schools aren’t producing enough science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) graduates to fill the jobs in the burgeoning IT sector. Thus, employers are forced to bring in overseas workers in order with the skills they need. But new data is telling a different story. Read More

Industry Market Trends

Two Large Solar Companies Step up on Energy and Conservation

May 29, 2013

So many companies are getting into solar and renewable energy that it's sometimes hard to keep track of all the projects and who's doing what. They can all blend together and sound like one big renewable energy-palooza, indistinguishable from the next. But a new planned solar farm in Antelope Valley, Calif. is a little bit different from most. First, there's its size. The Antelope Valley project will be pretty substantial -- a 579-megawatt behemoth that is expected to create 650 jobs in the Rosamond, Lancaster, and Palmdale communities (in Central California, on the outskirts of Los Angeles County). Read More