The 2012 Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry Report follows our 2011 groundbreaking study to gauge the size and growth of clean energy sector employment and businesses.
The survey shows that there are now 71,523 employees working in clean energy throughout the Commonwealth, up 11.2% from 2011.
Despite a tough economic environment across the globe, the Commonwealth’s clean energy industry is growing rapidly. Our survey shows that there are now 71,523 employees working in clean energy throughout the Commonwealth, up 11.2% from 2011. This growth outpaced the overall economy by almost a factor of ten. Clean energy continues to maintain its place as one of our Commonwealth’s marquee industries with 1.7% of the total Massachusetts workforce.
The clean energy sector is emerging as a powerful economic industry in Massachusetts that will continue to generate thousands of jobs in the coming decades, and secure Massachusetts as a national and global leader in clean energy. This report captures the full extent of the clean energy community that have joined the Commonwealth’s Innovation Revolution.