Solar and storage installers officially considered essential workers in California

  • Solar and energy storage installers in California are considered essential critical infrastructure workers, according to a clarification from the California Energy Commission (CEC).
  • The State Public Health Officer has designated certain essential critical infrastructure workers needed during the pandemic, including the construction and energy sectors, as detailed here .
  • The CEC maintains that solar and battery installation and maintenance has the added importance of supporting the resilience and continued operations of critical equipment and infrastructure across the state that requires uninterrupted power.

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