California
47,223 SOLAR JOBS
TOP 3 SOLAR SECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT
INSTALLATION
MANUFACTURING
SALES & DISTRIBUTION

SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 1 (0)

CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +3523

SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012)5 (-1)

TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 1672

MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 2 (6.78 kWh/m2/day)

NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 1 (~898548 HOMES)

ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 5

LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: ALLOWED

NET METERING POLICY GRADE: A

INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: A

RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 33% by 2020

RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: N/A