About The Solar Foundation

We are a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to advancing solar energy use worldwide. We believe that increasing access to this clean, abundant, and affordable energy source will lift up people’s lives and bring about a prosperous future for all.

Be part of the solution. Make a donation to The Solar Foundation today and support our work to create a bright solar future.

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US Solar Workers

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States with positive annual employment growth

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51218

NEW SOLAR JOBS ADDED IN 2016

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Programs

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Solar Jobs Census

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Our annual study showing the dramatic growth in solar jobs across America.
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SolSmart

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A national designation program that helps communities cut red tape to encourage local solar market growth.
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CivicPACE

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CivicPACE supports solar energy deployment by bringing property assessed clean energy (PACE) financing to tax-exempt organizations.
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Solar Training Network

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Meeting the needs of the solar industry through strategic training and employment partnerships.
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Solar Workforce Diversity Initiative

A first-of-its-kind study on women, minorities, and veterans in the solar workforce.
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Solar Schools

The most comprehensive database of K-12 schools that have gone solar throughout the United States, due to be updated this fall.
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Our Value

Our mission is to accelerate adoption of the world’s most abundant energy source. Through our leadership, research, and capacity building, we create transformative solutions to achieve a prosperous future in which solar and solar-compatible technologies are integrated into all aspects of our lives.

We are built on unmatched expertise, known for our high-quality and objective research on solar markets, economic impacts, and the solar workforce. Through our educational outreach and expert technical assistance, we are helping decision makers power the growth of solar energy, solar+storage, and solar-compatible technologies.

Our commitment to building solar capacity is matched by the value we place on a high-skilled, inclusive, and diverse solar workforce.

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Partner With Us

You can play an essential role in our research, education, and implementation initiatives to expand the use of solar energy. Learn how your organization can be a collaborative partner to support our upcoming programs.

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Contact Info

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1717 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Suite 750 Washington, DC 20006

phone

(202) 469-3750

email

info@solarfound.org

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