After over a year of waiting, weeks of data collection, and long hours of number crunching, The Solar Foundation is thrilled to announce that its 2012 National Solar Jobs Census has found that the U.S. solar industry employs 119,016 Americans, a figure that represents a 13.2% employment growth rate over 2011! With employment in the overall economy growing at only 2.3% during the same period, the solar industry has grown nearly six times faster.

Want more? Visit the Solar Foundation website for additional top line figures and stay tuned for the release of the full report. The full report includes complete breakdowns of employment and growth by industry sector and other information to help advance your solar jobs knowledge.  Read more…

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