More than 9.4 million people across the world are now employed in the renewable energy sector, according to a recent whitepaper published by Allen & York, a leading technical recruitment consultancy.
|Millions are employed in the renewable energy sector.|
The report, “Recruitment and career opportunities within the UK, European and global renewable and clean energy markets”, details that over 9.4 million people now work in renewable energy, including 2.8 million in solar photovoltaics (PV) and 1 million in the wind sector.
According to the data, China, Brazil, the U.S., India, Japan and Germany ranked highest for the number of renewable energy jobs.
China continues to lead the world in renewable employment, with more than with 3.5 million people employed in the sector.
Last year, China contributed to more than a third of the global renewable energy capacity.
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