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Wind energy industry can generate 4 million jobs globally by 2030: GWEC

By : Sustainability ..., May 8, 2020

Wind energy sector can generate employment for four million people globally by 2030 provided its deployment takes place at the necessary rate, according to Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). "Wind energy has been a major creator of skilled jobs and community benefits. Direct...

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Transforming energy systems can create 42 million renewable energy jobs by 2050: IRENA

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 21, 2020

Advancing the renewables-based energy transformation could nearly quadruple renewable energy jobs to 42 million by 2050, according to a recent report by International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) published on Monday. “Transforming the energy system could boost cumulative...

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Around 60 per cent of energy efficiency expenditure helps create employment

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 20, 2020

Around 60 per cent of expenditure on home energy efficiency retrofits goes towards labour sector, delivering strong employment growth, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). "Public sector programmes focusing on homes and certain relatively standardised building...

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Over Rs 1.32 Lakh Crore Invested in India’s Renewable Sector Since 2017-18

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 19, 2020

India’s renewable energy sector has seen a total investment of Rs 1.32 lakh crore (Rs 132625.89 crore) between the financial year 2017-18 and the current fiscal (until December 31, 2019), Union Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy, RK Singh has said. Answering a...

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Odisha CM inaugurates Rs 2,200 cr power, solar energy, cement projects

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 20, 2019

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday performed inauguration of total 18 industrial projects through video conferencing from the state secretariat, with total investment potential of Rs 2200...

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IRENA: Global renewable energy jobs increased in 2015

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 8, 2016

The International Renewable Energy Agency has released a report finding more than 8.1 million people worldwide are currently employed by the renewable energy industry, up 5 percent from last...

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IRENA Report: Renewable energy employs 8.1 million people worldwide

By : sustainabilityo..., May 26, 2016

According to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the renewable energy sector has employed 8.1 million people worldwide — a 5% increase from last year....

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