US Department of labor has released employment projections for 2016-2026. As per the report, The U.S. economy is projected to add 11.5 million jobs over the next decade. The report says the green industry will experience the fastest job growth, over the next decade. It is projected that the number of solar panel installers will increase 105 percent by 2026, while the number of wind turbine technicians will increase 96 percent.
In terms of numbers, it is expected that the count of solar panel installers will grow from 11,300 now to 23,200.
The projections come amid the slowest year for job growth since 2010, as the economy was still reeling from the financial crisis, which came to a head in 2008.