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U.S. renewable energy employment by source 2016-2017

The statistic represents the number of jobs within the United States energy and resource efficiency segment between 2016 and 2017, by sector. There were 233,000 jobs in the solar photovoltaic power sector in the United States at this time.

Number of direct and indirect jobs in the renewable energy industry in the U.S. between 2016 and 2017, by sector

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United States

Survey time period

2016 and 2017

Supplementary notes

* Includes power and heat applications. Traditional biomass is not included.
** Direct jobs only.
*** Although 10 MW is often used as a threshold, definitions are inconsistent across countries.

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