2018 Clean Energy Jobs Report


Now 15,866 jobs strong, Rhode Island's clean energy economy continues to demonstrate robust economic growth. Since 2014, clean energy employment in the Ocean State has grown by an impressive 72 percent:

  • Employment climbed by just under four percent between 2017 and 2018, as the energy sector continues to grow at a faster pace than the state's overall workforce;
  • Energy efficiency remains the largest portion of the state's clean energy employment. It accounts for about 59 percent of all clean energy jobs, or over 9,300 workers;
  • This year, Rhode Island's clean energy economy showed the largest employment growth in engineering, research and professional services.


Click here to download the Clean Energy Jobs At-A-Glance infographic.



For further information about the Clean Energy Jobs Report, please contact:

Shauna Beland
Office of Energy Resources
401-574-9111
shauna.beland@energy.ri.gov


Archived Reports

2017 Clean Energy Jobs Report

2016 Clean Energy Jobs Report

2015 Clean Energy Jobs Report