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The Green Energy Sector Now Employs Over 1 Million In the EU, Says A Report… Green Living Guy

The Green Energy Sector Now Employs Over 1 Million In the EU, Says A Report From the European Commission Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 8:49PM By: Mindy Laughton According to recently-released figures from the European Commission, over 1.14 million people were employed in the green energy sector in 2010 – a number that reflects an impressive 25 percent increase from the previous year. The report furthermore that revenue in the sector grew 15 percent during that same time, and now stands at 127 billion Euro ($166 billion) annually. The largest industry cited in the report was the solid biomass power sector, which employed 273,000 workers in 2010. That was followed by the solar voltaic sector, which employed 268,110 people, and then the wind power industry, which claimed 253,145 jobs. From a national perspective, Germany led the way with 361,360 jobs, spurred in large part by ...

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