California renewable energy employment

California employs more than 512,000 people (September 2019) in clean energy industries, which is more than five times the number employed in the fossil fuel industry.

Renewables jobs California, 2019

SectorWorkplaces
Energy efficiency318,542
Renewable energy143,728
Grid and Storage22,799
Low-carbon vehicles22,389
Biomass/-fuels5,477
Fossil fuels89,015

Source: Bay Area News Group, PV Magazine