1. State Adds More Than 6,300 Clean-energy Jobs

    State Adds More Than 6,300 Clean-energy Jobs

    The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced that the Commonwealth added 6,317 clean- energy jobs and has surpassed 100,000 clean energy jobs statewide for the first time, currently 105,212. The figures, released as part of MassCEC’s 2016 Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry Report, show the Bay State clean energy sector maintained a strong growth rate of six percent between 2015 and 2016. The report also found that the number of clean energy jobs in Massachusetts has increased by 75% since 2010. “The Commonwealth’s highly educated and well-trained workforce makes it an attractive place for innovative ...

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    1. The Commonwealth's highly educated and well-trained workforce makes it an attractive place for innovative industries, including clean energy companies.
    2. The Clean Energy Industry Report clearly shows that the booming clean energy sector is a pivotal jobs creator within the Commonwealth and a driving force for diversifying our energy sources.
    3. The continued strength of Massachusetts' clean energy industry continues to bring innovation, energy savings and environmental benefits to communities across the state.
    4. The clean energy industry in Massachusetts continues to see strong job growth while helping to drive the state's vibrant innovation economy.
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