The Solar Foundation released a new report showing a massive growth in jobs in the solar industry in both traditional and US markets. The report also shows that, good policies such as the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) and Net Energy Metering (NEM) are more important than sunshine. California and Arizona remain the top states for solar employment. Read more to find out how other states fared.
"Our state solar jobs research this year clearly shows that solar energy can be harnessed anywhere, and that growth rates are not necessarily associated with geography, total amount of sunshine, or political party," said Andrea Luecke, Executive Director and President of TSF. Read more here.