Colorado
3,600 SOLAR JOBS
TOP 3 SOLAR SECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT
INSTALLATION
OTHER
MANUFACTURING

SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 9 (-3)

CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: - 0

SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012)10 (-3)

TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 328

MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 8 (6.35 kWh/m2/day)

NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 7 (~56694 HOMES)

ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 19

LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: ALLOWED

NET METERING POLICY GRADE: A

INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: B

RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 30% by 2020 (IOUs); 20% by 2020 (co-ops & large munis)

RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: 3.0% DG by 2020; 1.5% customer-sited by 2020