The Solar and Wind Supply Chain in Michigan
Thursday, April 7, 2011
The Environmental Law and Policy Center has released a new study of Michigan’s wind and solar energy supply chain that finds there are 121 Michigan businesses working in solar energy and 120 companies involved in wind power. From old-line manufacturing companies retooling for this growing market to high tech R&D, renewable energy is driving business growth in Michigan. Solar and Wind power provide over 10,000 jobs in Michigan. The state ranks fourth in the nation for number of jobs in the solar industry and first in the nation for clean energy patents.