From Jeff St. John of GreenTechMedia:
"A new report pegs Sillicon Valley’s 2010 “smart grid-related” job count at nearly 17,800, up from 12,560 in 2009 and more than double the number of jobs back in 1995. That growth includes a five-percent increase during the 2008-2010 recession, when California total employment fell nearly eight percent.
...First of all, despite its title, 'Smart Grid Deployment and the Impact on Silicon Valley,' more than half of the jobs counted in its total — some 58 percent of them — are in the category of distributed generation.
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