1 out of every 142 US jobs created in 2013 was in the solar industry

1 March 2014

Source: The Solar Foundation

March, 2014: America’s solar industry significantly grew in 2013, with solar jobs growing ten times faster than the US economy as a whole.

The National Solar Jobs Consensus by The Solar Foundation reveals that 23,682 new solar jobs were added in 2013 giving a growth rate of 19.9% on 2012's total. 142,698 Americans are now employed in the solar industry, and 50,000 of these jobs were added in only the last four years.

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