New Report Shows Solar Jobs in Michigan Grew 48% in 2016

A new report from the Solar Foundation found that jobs in Michigan’s solar industry jumped by an impressive 48% from 2015 to 2016. During that time, Michigan solar companies added more than 1300 jobs, for a total Michigan solar workforce of 4,118. This positions Michigan second in the Midwest both in terms of growth rate and number of individuals employed in the solar industry, and Michigan now ranks 15th nationally in number of solar jobs, up three spots since 2015.