solar power http://wmot.org en Solar Big in Tenn., but Could be Bigger http://wmot.org/post/solar-big-tenn-could-be-bigger <p>CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) &mdash; A report shows Tennessee&#39;s solar power and related industries provide more than 6,400 jobs and are helping put people back to work.</p><p>The report by the Tennessee Solar Institute shows the state ranks 22nd in installed solar power. The group says Tennessee needs to stay aggressive to compete with other states that have growing solar sectors.</p><p>The Institute&rsquo;s Director of Programs, Dr. John Sanseverino, says solar&rsquo;s cost-to-benefit ratio has finally reached the tipping point.</p> Fri, 09 Dec 2011 18:13:55 +0000 AP/WMOT 4885 at http://wmot.org