January 18, 2017
NCSEA Census: North Carolina’s Clean Energy Economy Continues Adding Jobs as Industry Sectors Expand
Energy Efficiency, Solar Shine through Policy Changes as $6.4B Clean Energy Industry’s Jobs Grow 31% over 2015
North Carolina’s diverse clean energy industry now boasts almost 1,000 firms, more than 34,000 full-time equivalent jobs, and $6.4 billion in annual revenues, according to the 2016 NC Clean Energy Industry Census, released today by the NC Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA), a leading 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to shaping the state’s clean and efficient energy future. Energy efficiency led the industry in both employment and revenues, accounting for nearly half of all clean energy jobs and generating over $2.5 billion in 2016, according to NCSEA’s signature annual publication.