In this Aug. 5, 2018, file photo, Verizon Wireless Chairman and CEO Lowell McAdam testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee during a hearing.
McAdam told lawmakers that Verizon will invest $300 million in solar and other energy projects in the U.S. and overseas.
Verizon has committed to buying about 10 gigawatts of rooftop solar capacity by 2022, a plan that McAdam said will lead to a doubling of U.K. rooftop solar installations over the next three years.
Verizon will also be investing $100 million in wind energy projects across the U: $25 million in the South Dakota, South Carolina and Tennessee markets, and another $50 million in Georgia.
McAdams said he has a plan to increase the number of U,S.
solar jobs by 15 percent over the last decade.
McDevon said that as of June 30, he was confident the U