31 Dec '17, 5am

Massachusetts Report Tallies Clean Energy Jobs - Solar Industry

Employing a total of 109,226 workers, Massachusetts’ clean energy sector grew by 4% between 2016 and 2017, according to the new “Clean Energy Industry Report” from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC). Since 2010, according to MassCEC’s figures, the number of clean energy jobs in the state has increased by a whopping 81%. The report defines clean energy jobs as those in renewable energy; energy efficiency, demand management, and clean heating and cooling; alternative transportation; and other. The data for the report was collected from July 2016 through July 2017. In total, 71% of all clean energy jobs came from energy efficiency, as well as demand management and clean heating and cooling, but renewable energy created the most jobs over this period, growing by 5.6%. In total, 4,014 clean energy jobs were added. Furthermore, according to the newest figures, 65% o...

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