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Solar panels line the roof of the barn at Fox Haven Farm near Jefferson.

The solar industry grew in 44 states in 2016 and outpaced growth in the U.S. economy, according to a new report.

Jobs in Maryland’s solar industry grew 27 percent in 2016, according to the National Solar Job Census 2016, released by the Solar Foundation. This is the seventh annual report tracking jobs and the national demand for solar energy systems.

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Samantha Hogan is the state house, environment, agriculture and energy reporter for The Frederick News-Post.

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