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Thousands Participate in 'Shout Out For Solar' Day

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With 120,000 employees, 13 gigawatts of installed energy and a record year for deployment, the U.S. solar energy is beyond scorching.

Today, National ‘Shout Out For Solar’ Day, supporters all over are giving the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) a hand in showcasing all the enthusiasm that surrounds the solar energy industry.

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If a picture is worth 1,000 words, SEIA's has plenty of material to help promote renewable energy. Learn more about SEIA's 40th anniversary and the benefits of solar energy on the organization's site. Interested in your making your 'Shout Out For Solar?' Be sure to use #GoSolar on Twitter and Facebook.

Visit EcoWatch’s RENEWABLES page for more related news on this topic.

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