Connecticut lawmakers believe community solar could spur 2,580 full time jobs next year

By Kelly Pickerel Connecticut lawmakers and clean energy advocates presented a new report today revealing the local jobs and economic benefits that could result from community solar during a press conference. Community Solar: Ready to Work for Connecticut is a jobs and economic benefits report showing how a statewide community solar program in Connecticut could spur 2,580 full-time jobs in 2018. The report also highlights more than $370 million in total local economic benefits for the state in addition to more than $6 million from property tax revenue in the first year of operation.
“Connecticut is missing a critical opportunity to grow green jobs

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