28 Mar '17, 3pm

A closer to look at historic job growth for the U.S. #solar industry. #SolarIsNow

A closer to look at historic job growth for the U.S. #solar industry. #SolarIsNow

The Solar Foundation has launched an interactive Solar Jobs Map, which provides data on the number of solar jobs in every U.S. state, metropolitan area, county and congressional district in 2016. The new map builds on the nonprofit’s recently released National Solar Jobs Census 2016 report and reveals the impact of the nation’s historic solar jobs boom down to the local level. In addition to the map, The Solar Foundation has produced 50 state-level fact sheets and released an analysis of the economic impact of the solar labor market nationwide and in five states: California, Florida, New York, Ohio and Texas. As previously reported , The Solar Jobs Census 2016 found that solar industry employment increased by a historic 25% nationwide from 2015 to 2016, for a total of 260,077 solar workers. This growth occurred across all regions of the country – the number of solar jobs i...

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