Jobs in the solar industry have grown at a rate of 13.3% in 2012! These rates are significantly higher than most industries. Key job functions include installation, sales, marketing and software development. A full press release can be downloaded here.
According to the Solar Foundation here are the three key drivers of job growth:
- Lower equipment costs
- State standards requiring a shift towards renewable energy
- Federal tax incentives
This means that in most states, now is a great time to go solar!!!