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MinnPost's coverage of economic vitality in Greater Minnesota explores the economic issues, and opportunities, that affect the region — examining the role that government, nonprofits, businesses, community leaders and individuals can play in addressing them. The effort is led by Gregg Aamot, a veteran journalist who has reported from every part of Minnesota during his career.

Ben Butcher

Solar power could be huge in Greater Minnesota — if they can find the people to build it

Last year solar jobs dropped 4 percent nationwide, while in Minnesota they rose 48.2 percent. Many installers complain that they can’t get enough labor for the demand.