As national and state-level electricity market dynamics continue to shift, Intersolar North America connected with Bernadette Del Chiaro, executive director of the California Solar & Storage Association (formerly the California Solar Energy Industries Association) to discuss her outlook on new opportunities and threats facing the California solar and energy storage market in 2018.
There are 250,271 Americans working in solar as of 2017, according to The Solar Foundation’s latest National Solar Jobs Census. Visit SolarStates.org to view an interactive map of solar jobs by state, county, metro area, and congressional district. California has the highest number of solar workers in the country by far, with over 86,000 Californians working in solar.
Source: The Solar Foundation