19 Sep '13, 8am

Three times more people working in green-collar jobs than coal

The number of people working in the UK's wind and marine power sector has soared by 74 per cent over the past three years to more than 34,000, according to a major new industry report published today. Trade association RenewableUK's update to its 2010 report on employment in the sector details how the industry is benefiting the UK economy. FURTHER READING Green energy sector unveils eight-point plan to create 70,000 jobs Meet Boro's new signing: a 1.5MW wind turbine The study, commissioned in collaboration with Energy & Utility Skills and compiled by Cambridge Econometrics, reveals there are now nearly 18,500 people working directly in wind and marine power, which is more than triple the 5,005 people working in the UK coal industry. Nearly 16,000 people also have jobs that indirectly support the industry, such as gearbox manufacturers, and other component suppliers, the re...

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