Clean energy powers jobs in La Plata County

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Clean energy powers jobs in La Plata County

Industry employed nearly 800 in 2015, report says
Renewable energy accounts for 14.3 jobs per 1,000 residents in La Plata County.
Shaw Solar employees install solar panels at Southwest Horizon Ranch. The Clean Jobs Colorado report, released by Environmental Entrepreneurs, a nonpartisan business group, says about 62,000 people across the state worked in the clean energy sector in 2015. La Plata County had 783 of those jobs.
John Shaw, owner of Shaw Solar, said his company employs 10 full-time workers, and during peak season, an additional four part-time workers. The company had a record year in 2016 with 52 installations.

Clean energy powers jobs in La Plata County

Renewable energy accounts for 14.3 jobs per 1,000 residents in La Plata County.
Shaw Solar employees install solar panels at Southwest Horizon Ranch. The Clean Jobs Colorado report, released by Environmental Entrepreneurs, a nonpartisan business group, says about 62,000 people across the state worked in the clean energy sector in 2015. La Plata County had 783 of those jobs.
John Shaw, owner of Shaw Solar, said his company employs 10 full-time workers, and during peak season, an additional four part-time workers. The company had a record year in 2016 with 52 installations.
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