Report: 1 in 50 new U.S. jobs came from solar last year

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One out of every 50 new U.S. jobs last year came from the solar industry, with growth in that industry outpacing the overall U.S. economy by 17 times, according to a new report.

Overall, there were 260,077 solar workers in 2016, representing 2% of all new jobs, according to the Solar Foundation’s Solar Jobs Census 2016.

Lucas Mearian

SolarCity workers prepare to install panels on the rear of a home.

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