27 Jan '14, 4pm

US Solar Jobs Growing Ten Times Faster than National Average Employment Growth

In total there were 142,698 solar workers in the U.S. as of November 2013. A solar worker is defined as someone who devotes at least 50 percent of his or her work to solar-related activities. This is a 20 percent increase over 2012 figures and ten times higher than the national average employment growth rate, which was 1.9 percent. "This is our most comprehensive [report] yet," said Andrea Luecke, Executive Director & President of The Solar Foundation , explaining that collecting the data involved making more than 74,000 phone calls and sending out more than 11,000 emails. Solar project developers were the big winners in terms of job growth rate. In 2012 there were almost 8,000 solar workers who defined themselves as project developers whereas in 2013 that number jumped to more than 12,000, a 52 percent uptick. According to Luecke, the large increase reflects the huge numb...

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