Connecticut Green Guide
February 16, 2016
Connecticut had 1,951 solar industry jobs in 2015, the 18th highest in the country per capita, according to a new survey conducted by an industry group.
More than half of those jobs were installers, while 29 percent were sales and distribution positions, according to the Solar Foundation. Manufacturing accounted for just 4 percent of the Connecticut’s solar jobs.
Hartford County had 697 solar jobs, which was the most of any Connecticut county.
The rankings were again dominated by California, while Massachusetts had the second-highest number of solar jobs per capita, at 15,095, the survey said. That’s 74 percent of all solar jobs in New England.
The Solar Foundation said it surveyed more than 19,000 businesses, resulting in a margin of error on the job counts of +/- 5 percent. To HBJ Article.