Wisconsin’s solar industry jobs grew 45% in 2016

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Wisconsin’s solar industry jobs grew 45% in 2016

FROM THE MILWAUKEE BUSINESS JOURNAL. After showing small growth between 2014 and 2015, jobs in Wisconsin’s solar industry grew 45 percent last year over 2015, according to The Solar Foundation, Washington, D.C.

According to the foundation’s 2016 National Solar Jobs Census, Wisconsin’s solar industry employs about 2,800 workers across installation, manufacturing, sales and distribution, project development and related sector jobs. The census for 2015 reported about 1,900 solar industry jobs in Wisconsin.

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