Our continuing series called What’s Working looks at innovations that are paying off in America, from education to infrastructure and more. Labor Department figures show solar panel and wind turbine technicians are the two fastest-growing careers in the country. Texas is where you’ll find the most of those wind industry jobs. The traditionally conservative state is leading the way for renewable energy across the nation. Steve Inskeep reports.

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