Independent analysis commissioned by the Governor’s Energy Office found Maine is more than halfway to Governor Mills’ goal of 30,000 clean energy workers in Maine by 2030.

Governor Mills announced that the number of clean energy jobs in Maine has surpassed 15,000, increasing faster in Maine than any other New England state, and the clean energy sector grew to contribute $2.31 billion to Maine’s economy in 2022, according to an independent report released today by the Maine Governor’s Energy Office (GEO).

The report, authored by BW Research Partnership, was commissioned by GEO to analyze the clean energy economy and workforce in Maine. The report, available here, found that clean energy is offering resilient and diverse job opportunities in Maine that are poised for future investments and continued growth.

According to the report, Maine’s clean energy sector grew the fastest in New England and more than three times faster than the state’s overall economy between 2016 and 2022 and now employs more than 15,020 people, which exceeds pre-pandemic levels and puts Maine on a trajectory to achieve Governor Janet Mills’ goal of 30,000 clean energy workers in Maine by 2030.

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