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State Solar Jobs 2013: All State Profiles

  1. 1. STATE SOLAR JOBS 2013 ALL STATE PROFILES
  2. 2. ALABAMA 420 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION MANUFACTURING SALES & DISTRIBUTION SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 42 (-2) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +210* SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 49 (+1) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 22 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 18 (5.35 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: BOTTOM 25% (<150 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 30 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: UNCLEAR NET METERING POLICY GRADE: N/A INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: N/A RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: N/A RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A *Job figures for the twenty states with the least amount of installed solar capacity may suffer from larger margins of error due to a lack of in-state data. Changes in employment in these states from the 2012 State Solar jobs Map may be due, in part, to a refined methodology and enhanced data collection for 2013. Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  3. 3. ALASKA 50 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION N/A N/A SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 51 (-4) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: -50* SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 51 (-19) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 13 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 51 (4.05 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: BOTTOM 25% (<150 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 3 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: UNCLEAR NET METERING POLICY GRADE: C INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: N/A RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: N/A RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A *Job figures for the twenty states with the least amount of installed solar capacity may suffer from larger margins of error due to a lack of in-state data. Changes in employment in these states from the 2012 State Solar jobs Map may be due, in part, to a refined methodology and enhanced data collection for 2013. Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  4. 4. ARIZONA 8,558 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION PROJECT DEVELOPMENT SALES & DISTRIBUTION SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 2 (0) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: -1242 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 4(-3) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 288 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 1 (6.78 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 2 (~180091 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 18 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: A INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: N/A RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 15% by 2025 RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: 4.5% by 2025 Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  5. 5. ARKANSAS 400 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION N/A N/A SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 43 (+1) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +270* SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 48 (+1) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 13 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 24 (5.2 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: BOTTOM 25% (<150 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 47 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: UNCLEAR NET METERING POLICY GRADE: B INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: N/A RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: N/A RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A *Job figures for the twenty states with the least amount of installed solar capacity may suffer from larger margins of error due to a lack of in-state data. Changes in employment in these states from the 2012 State Solar jobs Map may be due, in part, to a refined methodology and enhanced data collection for 2013. Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  6. 6. CALIFORNIA 47,223 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION MANUFACTURING SALES & DISTRIBUTION SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 1 (0) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +3523 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 5 (-1) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 1672 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 2 (6.78 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 1 (~898548 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 5 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: A INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: A RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 33% by 2020 RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  7. 7. COLORADO 3,600 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION MANUFACTURING OTHER SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 9 (-3) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: - 0 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 10 (-3) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 328 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 8 (6.35 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 7 (~56694 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 19 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: A INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: B RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 30% by 2020 (IOUs); 20% by 2020 (co-ops & large munis) RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: 3.0% DG by 2020; 1.5% customer-sited by 2020 Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  8. 8. CONNECTICUT 1,100 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION MANUFACTURING OTHER SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 28 (-2) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +420 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 29 (-5) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 108 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 38 (4.49 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 20 (~5615 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 4 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: A INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: B RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 27% by 2020 RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  9. 9. DELAWARE 510 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION OTHER MANUFACTURING SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 41 (-9) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +150* SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 15 (-3) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 41 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 33 (4.63 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 18 (~5326 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 15 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: A INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: B RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 25% by 2026 RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: 3.5% by 2026 *Job figures for the twenty states with the least amount of installed solar capacity may suffer from larger margins of error due to a lack of in-state data. Changes in employment in these states from the 2012 State Solar jobs Map may be due, in part, to a refined methodology and enhanced data collection for 2013. Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  10. 10. FLORIDA 4,000 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION MANUFACTURING SALES & DISTRIBUTION SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 7 (+5) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +1500 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 39 (-11) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 309 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 14 (5.49 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 11 (~20299 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 17 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: NOT ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: B INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: D RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: N/A RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  11. 11. GEORGIA 2,600 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT MANUFACTURING INSTALLATION OTHER SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 16 (+7) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +1800 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 32 (+10) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 146 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 18 (5.35 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 21 (~3255 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 22 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: NOT ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: F INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: N/A RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: N/A RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  12. 12. HAWAII 2,600 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION SALES & DISTRIBUTION MANUFACTURING SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 16 (+1) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +1000 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 2 (+1) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 88 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 5 (6.64 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 8 (~57689 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 1 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: B INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: B RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 40 % by 2030 RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  13. 13. IDAHO 540 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT MANUFACTURING INSTALLATION SALES & DISTRIBUTION SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 38 (-3) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +240* SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 21 (+2) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 33 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 10 (5.78 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: BOTTOM 25% (<150 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 48 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: UNCLEAR NET METERING POLICY GRADE: N/A INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: N/A RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: N/A RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A *Job figures for the twenty states with the least amount of installed solar capacity may suffer from larger margins of error due to a lack of in-state data. Changes in employment in these states from the 2012 State Solar jobs Map may be due, in part, to a refined methodology and enhanced data collection for 2013. Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  14. 14. ILLINOIS 2,100 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT MANUFACTURING OTHER INSTALLATION SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 19 (-3) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +400 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 43 (-14) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 189 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 34 (4.63 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 19 (~6241 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 44 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: B INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: B RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 25% by 2025 RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: 1.5% PV by 2025 Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  15. 15. INDIANA 1,500 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT MANUFACTURING INSTALLATION OTHER SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 25 (+2) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +960 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 35 (+6) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 50 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 35 (4.63 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 35 (~421 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 37 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: UNCLEAR NET METERING POLICY GRADE: B INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: B RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 10% by 2025 RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  16. 16. IOWA 680 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION MANUFACTURING SALES & DISTRIBUTION SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 35 (+5) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +470* SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 37 (+8) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 34 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 30 (4.77 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: BOTTOM 25% (<150 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 42 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: NOT ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: B INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: B RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 105 MW RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A *Job figures for the twenty states with the least amount of installed solar capacity may suffer from larger margins of error due to a lack of in-state data. Changes in employment in these states from the 2012 State Solar jobs Map may be due, in part, to a refined methodology and enhanced data collection for 2013. Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  17. 17. KANSAS 530 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT MANUFACTURING INSTALLATION N/A SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 40 (-3) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +250* SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 41 (-5) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 21 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 11 (5.78 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: BOTTOM 25% (<150 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 21 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: UNCLEAR NET METERING POLICY GRADE: B INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: N/A RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 20% by 2020 RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A *Job figures for the twenty states with the least amount of installed solar capacity may suffer from larger margins of error due to a lack of in-state data. Changes in employment in these states from the 2012 State Solar jobs Map may be due, in part, to a refined methodology and enhanced data collection for 2013. Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  18. 18. KENTUCKY 640 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT MANUFACTURING INSTALLATION OTHER SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 36 (-6) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +170* SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 47 (-14) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 37 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 31 (4.77 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 33 (~410 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 50 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: NOT ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: B INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: F RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: N/A RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A *Job figures for the twenty states with the least amount of installed solar capacity may suffer from larger margins of error due to a lack of in-state data. Changes in employment in these states from the 2012 State Solar jobs Map may be due, in part, to a refined methodology and enhanced data collection for 2013. Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  19. 19. LOUISIANA 1,400 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION SALES & DISTRIBUTION OTHER SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 26 (+5) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +960 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 28 (+9) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 43 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 20 (5.35 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 26 (~1437 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 43 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: UNCLEAR NET METERING POLICY GRADE: C INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: N/A RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: N/A RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  20. 20. MAINE 790 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION OTH N SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 34 (+4) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +520* SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 14 (+5) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 40 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 39 (4.49 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 36 (~553 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 12 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: UNCLEAR NET METERING POLICY GRADE: B INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: A RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 30% by 2000; 10% New RE by 2017 RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A *Job figures for the twenty states with the least amount of installed solar capacity may suffer from larger margins of error due to a lack of in-state data. Changes in employment in these states from the 2012 State Solar jobs Map may be due, in part, to a refined methodology and enhanced data collection for 2013. Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  21. 21. MARYLAND 2,000 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION PROJECT DEVELOPMENT OTHER SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 20 (-5) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +100 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 20 (-5) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 132 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 32 (4.77 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 14 (~12916 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 13 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: A INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: A RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 20% by 2022 RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: 2% by 2020 Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  22. 22. MASSACHUSETTS 6,400 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION MANUFACTURING PROJECT DEVELOPMENT SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 4 (0) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +1900 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 6 (+2) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 283 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 40 (4.49 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 6 (~51618 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 8 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: A INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: A RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 22.1% by 2020: 15% New RE by 2020 RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: 400 MW by 2020 Solar employment data as of: November 2013 *Data from The Solar Foundation’s 2013 National Solar Jobs Census suggests there were at least 6,400 solar workers in Massachusetts as of late 2013. However, a more exhaustive survey of “clean energy workers” in Massachusetts conducted for MassCEC in mid-2013 found a total of 8,400 solar workers in the Commonwealth. That study included a broader sampling of both manufacturing, R&D and other services than did the TSF Census. A comparison of the two data sets suggests that, if the TSF Census had used the broader sampling in Massachusetts, it would have found 8,600 solar workers in the commonwealth, consistent with the earlier study. VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  23. 23. MICHIGAN 2,700 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT MANUFACTURING INSTALLATION SALES & DISTRIBUTION SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 14 (-5) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: -300 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 31 (-14) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 176 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 47 (4.34 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 25 (~2775 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 14 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: B INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: B RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 10% & 1,100 MW by 2015 RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: Triple credit for solar PV Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  24. 24. MINNESOTA 864 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION OTHER MANUFACTURING SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 31 (-2) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +364* SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 45 (-7) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 90 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 41 (4.49 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 29 (~1672 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 23 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: UNCLEAR NET METERING POLICY GRADE: B INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: C RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 25% by 2025 (Xcel: 30% by 2020) RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: 1.5% BY 2020 (10% Must be met by DG) *Job figures for the twenty states with the least amount of installed solar capacity may suffer from larger margins of error due to a lack of in-state data. Changes in employment in these states from the 2012 State Solar jobs Map may be due, in part, to a refined methodology and enhanced data collection for 2013. Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  25. 25. MISSISSIPPI 240 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT MANUFACTURING INSTALLATION SALES & DISTRIBUTION SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 49 (-10) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +20* SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 50 (-7) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 10 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 21 (5.35 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: BOTTOM 25% (<150 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 28 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: UNCLEAR NET METERING POLICY GRADE: N/A INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: N/A RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: N/A RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A *Job figures for the twenty states with the least amount of installed solar capacity may suffer from larger margins of error due to a lack of in-state data. Changes in employment in these states from the 2012 State Solar jobs Map may be due, in part, to a refined methodology and enhanced data collection for 2013. Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  26. 26. MISSOURI 2,800 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT MANUFACTURING INSTALLATION OTHER SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 12 (+8) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +1600 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 17 (+3) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 70 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 27 (4.92 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 23 (~2664 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 30 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: UNCLEAR NET METERING POLICY GRADE: C INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: N/A RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 15% by 2021 RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: 0.3% PV by 2021 Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  27. 27. MONTANA 540 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION SALES & DISTRIBUTION N/A SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 38 (+8) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +440* SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 16 (+19) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 29 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 25 (5.20 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 37 (~267 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 38 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: UNCLEAR NET METERING POLICY GRADE: C INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: C RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 15% by 2015 RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A *Job figures for the twenty states with the least amount of installed solar capacity may suffer from larger margins of error due to a lack of in-state data. Changes in employment in these states from the 2012 State Solar jobs Map may be due, in part, to a refined methodology and enhanced data collection for 2013. Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  28. 28. NEBRASKA 280 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION N/A N/A SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 48 (-3) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +160* SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 46 (0) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 16 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 13 (5.63 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: BOTTOM 25% (<150 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 36 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: UNCLEAR NET METERING POLICY GRADE: B INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: N/A RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: N/A RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A *Job figures for the twenty states with the least amount of installed solar capacity may suffer from larger margins of error due to a lack of in-state data. Changes in employment in these states from the 2012 State Solar jobs Map may be due, in part, to a refined methodology and enhanced data collection for 2013. Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  29. 29. NEVADA 2,400 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION PROJECT DEVELOPMENT MANUFACTURING SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 18 (-5) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: 0 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 8 (-3) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 79 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 3 (6.78 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 4 (~63960 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 32 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: B INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: B RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 25% by 2025 RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: 1.5% by 2025; 2.4-2.45 multiplier for PV Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  30. 30. NEW HAMPSHIRE 860 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION SALES & DISTRIBUTION MANUFACTURING SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 32 (-4) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +350* SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 12 (+1) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 56 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 42 (4.49 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 32 (~899 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 7 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: B INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: D RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 24.8% by 2025 RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: 0.3% by 2014 *Job figures for the twenty states with the least amount of installed solar capacity may suffer from larger margins of error due to a lack of in-state data. Changes in employment in these states from the 2012 State Solar jobs Map may be due, in part, to a refined methodology and enhanced data collection for 2013. Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  31. 31. NEW JERSEY 6,500 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION MANUFACTURING PROJECT DEVELOPMENT SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 3 (0) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +800 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 9 (0) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 448 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 36 (4.63 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 3 (~164112 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 9 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: A INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: B RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 20.38% by 2021 RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: 4.1% by 2028 Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  32. 32. NEW MEXICO 1,900 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION MANUFACTURING OTHER SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 22 (-1) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +800 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 7 (+3) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 83 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 4 (6.78 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 10 (~43701 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 24 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: B INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: A RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 20% by 2020 (IOUs); 10% by 2020 (co-ops) RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: 4% by 2020; 0.6% DG by 2020 Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  33. 33. NEW YORK 5,000 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION MANUFACTURING SALES & DISTRIBUTION SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 5 (+2) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +1700 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 33 (-7) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 411 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 43 (4.49 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 12 (~30840 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 3 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: A INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: B RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 29% by 2015 RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: 0.4092% DG by 2015 Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  34. 34. NORTH CAROLINA 3,100 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT MANUFACTURING INSTALLATION PROJECT DEVELOPMENT SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 10 (+8) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +1700 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 25 (+2) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 137 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 22 (5.35 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 5 (~36771 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 27 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: NOT ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: D INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: B RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 12.5% by 2021 (IOUs); 10% by 2018 (co-ops & munis) RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: 0.2% by 2018 Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  35. 35. NORTH DAKOTA 230 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION PROJECT DEVELOPMENT N/A SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 50 (-3) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +150* SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 22 (+9) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 7 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 23 (5.35 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: BOTTOM 25% (<150 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 41 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: UNCLEAR NET METERING POLICY GRADE: D INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: N/A RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 10% by 2015 (Goal) RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A *Job figures for the twenty states with the least amount of installed solar capacity may suffer from larger margins of error due to a lack of in-state data. Changes in employment in these states from the 2012 State Solar jobs Map may be due, in part, to a refined methodology and enhanced data collection for 2013. Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  36. 36. OHIO 3,800 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT MANUFACTURING INSTALLATION PROJECT DEVELOPMENT SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 8 (+2) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +900 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 23 (-5) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 185 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 48 (4.34 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 15 (~8498 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 26 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: A INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: B RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 12.5% by 2024 RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: 0.5% by 2025 Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  37. 37. OKLAHOMA 630 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION SALES & DISTRIBUTION N/A SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 37 (+6) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +460* SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 42 (+6) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 20 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 9 (6.21 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: BOTTOM 25% (<150 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 46 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: NOT ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: F INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: N/A RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 15% by 2015 (Goal) RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A *Job figures for the twenty states with the least amount of installed solar capacity may suffer from larger margins of error due to a lack of in-state data. Changes in employment in these states from the 2012 State Solar jobs Map may be due, in part, to a refined methodology and enhanced data collection for 2013. Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  38. 38. OREGON 2,700 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT MANUFACTURING INSTALLATION OTHER SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 14 (-4) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: -200 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 11 (-5) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 122 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 15 (5.49 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 16 (~7246 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 39 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: A INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: A RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 25% by 2025 (Large utilities); 5%-10% by 2025 (Smaller utilities) RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: 20 MW by 2020; double credit for PV Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  39. 39. PENNSYLVANIA 2,900 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION MANUFACTURING OTHER SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 11 (-6) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: -1100 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 36 (-20) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 428 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 44 (4.49 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 9 (~24644 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 20 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: A INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: B RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: ~18% by 2021 RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: 0.5% by 2021 Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  40. 40. RHODE ISLAND 340 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION SALES & DISTRIBUTION N/A SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 45 (-5) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +130* SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 26 (-5) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 17 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 45 (4.49 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 38 (~328 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 10 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: B INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: B RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 16% by 2020 RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A *Job figures for the twenty states with the least amount of installed solar capacity may suffer from larger margins of error due to a lack of in-state data. Changes in employment in these states from the 2012 State Solar jobs Map may be due, in part, to a refined methodology and enhanced data collection for 2013. Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  41. 41. SOUTH CAROLINA 1,000 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION MANUFACTURING SALES & DISTRIBUTION SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 29 (+4) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +680 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 38 (+6) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 33 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 17 (5.49 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 34 (~415 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 29 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: UNCLEAR NET METERING POLICY GRADE: F INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: F RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: N/A RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  42. 42. SOUTH DAKOTA 290 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION SALES & DISTRIBUTION N/A SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 47 (+3) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +240* SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 19 (+28) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 11 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 16 (5.49 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: BOTTOM 25% (<150 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 34 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: UNCLEAR NET METERING POLICY GRADE: N/A INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: C RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 10% by 2015 (Goal) RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A *Job figures for the twenty states with the least amount of installed solar capacity may suffer from larger margins of error due to a lack of in-state data. Changes in employment in these states from the 2012 State Solar jobs Map may be due, in part, to a refined methodology and enhanced data collection for 2013. Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  43. 43. TENNESSEE 2,800 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT MANUFACTURING INSTALLATION PROJECT DEVELOPMENT SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 12 (+2) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +500 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 18 (-4) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 133 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 26 (5.06 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 17 (~5766 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 25 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: UNCLEAR NET METERING POLICY GRADE: N/A INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: N/A RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: N/A RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  44. 44. TEXAS 4,100 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION MANUFACTURING OTHER SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 6 (+2) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +900 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 44 (-14) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 284 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 6 (6.64 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 13 (~12636 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 35 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: N/A INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: D RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 5,880 MW by 2015 RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: Double credit for non-wind (non-wind goal: 500 MW) Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  45. 45. UTAH 910 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION MANUFACTURING SALES & DISTRIBUTION SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 30 (+6) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +620 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 24 (+10) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 59 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 7 (6.49 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 31 (~1570 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 40 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: A INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: A RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 20% by 2025 (Goal) RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: 2.4 multiplier for solar Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  46. 46. VERMONT 1,300 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION MANUFACTURING PROJECT DEVELOPMENT SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 27 (+7) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +990 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 1 (+10) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 46 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 49 (4.34 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 22 (~4803 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 6 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: A INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: B RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 20% RE & CHP by 2017 (Goal) RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  47. 47. VIRGINIA 1,900 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION MANUFACTURING PROJECT DEVELOPMENT SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 22 (+2) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +1160 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 34 (+5) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 123 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 28 (4.92 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 30 (~944 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 33 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: UNCLEAR NET METERING POLICY GRADE: C INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: A RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 15% by 2025 (Goal) RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  48. 48. WASHINGTON DC 810 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT OTHER INSTALLATION PROJECT DEVELOPMENT SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 33 (-8) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +90* SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 3 (-1) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 93 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 37 (4.63 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 28 (~1899 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 11 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: ALLOWED NET METERING POLICY GRADE: A INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: B RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 20% by 2020 RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: 2.5% by 2023 *Job figures for the twenty states with the least amount of installed solar capacity may suffer from larger margins of error due to a lack of in-state data. Changes in employment in these states from the 2012 State Solar jobs Map may be due, in part, to a refined methodology and enhanced data collection for 2013. Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  49. 49. WASHINGTON 2,000 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT MANUFACTURING INSTALLATION SALES & DISTRIBUTION SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 20 (-1) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +700 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 30 (-8) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 102 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 29 (4.92 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 24 (~1904 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 51 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: UNCLEAR NET METERING POLICY GRADE: B INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: B RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 15% by 2020 RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: Double credit for DG Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  50. 50. WEST VIRGINIA 370 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT INSTALLATION SALES & DISTRIBUTION OTHER SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 44 (+5) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +300* SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 40 (+11) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 11 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 46 (4.49 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: BOTTOM 25% (<150 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 45 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: UNCLEAR NET METERING POLICY GRADE: A INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: B RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 25% by 2025 (Goal) RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: Various multipliers *Job figures for the twenty states with the least amount of installed solar capacity may suffer from larger margins of error due to a lack of in-state data. Changes in employment in these states from the 2012 State Solar jobs Map may be due, in part, to a refined methodology and enhanced data collection for 2013. Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  51. 51. WISCONSIN 1,800 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT MANUFACTURING INSTALLATION OTHER SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 24 (-2) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +800 SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 27 (-2) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 148 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 50 (4.34 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 27 (~2249 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 16 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: UNCLEAR NET METERING POLICY GRADE: D INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: D RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: ~10% by 2015 (varies by utility) RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)
  52. 52. WYOMING 340 SOLAR JOBS TOP 3 SOLAR SUBSECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT PROJECT DEVELOPMENT INSTALLATION N/A SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 45 (+5) CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +290* SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 13 (+27) TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 10 MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 12 (5.78 kWh/m2/day) NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: BOTTOM 25% (<150 HOMES) ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 49 LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: UNCLEAR NET METERING POLICY GRADE: B INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: N/A RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: N/A RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A *Job figures for the twenty states with the least amount of installed solar capacity may suffer from larger margins of error due to a lack of in-state data. Changes in employment in these states from the 2012 State Solar jobs Map may be due, in part, to a refined methodology and enhanced data collection for 2013. Solar employment data as of: November 2013 VISIT THE DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY FOR MORE STATE SOLAR POLICY INFORMATION (http://www.dsireusa.org/solar/) FOR MORE SOLAR INDUSTRY MARKET DATA SEE THE SEIA/GTM RESEARCH SOLAR MARKET INSIGHT REPORT (http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight)

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