Nevada
5,900 SOLAR JOBS
TOP 3 SOLAR SECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT
INSTALLATION
PROJECT DEVELOPMENT
MANUFACTURING

SOLAR JOBS RANK (2013 RANK): 7 (18)

CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2013:3,500

SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (2013 RANK): 1 (8)

SOLAR JOBS PERCENTAGE OF STATE EMPLOYMENT RANK: 1

TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 106

2010-2014 SOLAR PATENTS RANK: 17

MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 2 (8.63 kWh/m2/day)

NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR (RANK): 82000 (7)

ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 26

LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: Authorized by state or otherwise currently in use, at least in certain jurisdictions within the state

NET METERING POLICY GRADE: A

INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: B

RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 25% by 2025

RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: 5.00%