Coronavirus cost Colorado’s solar industry thousands of jobs, but there’s one bright spot
The solar power industry has been hammered by the pandemic economy with the loss of tens of thousands of jobs nationally and Colorado facing an estimated 2,400 solar jobs gone by June. Yet one niche market is fitfully soldiering on in the state: home rooftop solar.
Thanks to a strong start in 2020, some installers had built up a pipeline of jobs, though some customers have decided to defer installations. And after a sharp drop in new sales in March and early April there has been a small rebound.