Up on the roof, new jobs in solar power
Move over, Joe the Plumber. Spencer the Solar Panel Installer is here.
In this case, it’s Spencer Bockus, who created solar-powered fans and other contraptions for science fairs as a fifth grader in California. Today, at 22, he is on customers’ roofs, measuring where the shade will hit and hooking up photovoltaic arrays, better known as solar panels, to convert the sun’s energy into electricity.