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Fun Fact: The global #renewableenergy industry already employs over 7.7 million people:

IRENA: Solar biggest renewable employer globally 20. May 2015 | Financial & Legal Affairs , Market & Trends , Global PV markets | By: Pete Carvill Solar PV is the largest employer within the renewables sector, with some 2.5 million finding work in the sector. These are the findings from the International Renewable Energy Association (IRENA). From manufacturing to installation, solar PV has been a major job creator, IRENA finds.Flickr/LDWP The global renewable energy industry now employs over 7.7 million people, according to research from the International Renewable Energy Association (IRENA). Solar remains the largest job creator, IRENA finds. The research, published as part of the report Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2015, estimates an 18% increase in renewable energy employees since last year. The news is a mixture of good and bad for the solar PV sector. In ...

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