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Tag: "green jobs"

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Renewables employed 8.1m people in 2015, led by 11% increase in solar jobs

Renewables employed 8.1m people in 2015, led by 11% increase in solar jobs

Memo Malcolm Turnbull: IRENA report says renewables jobs grew 5% in 2015 to 8.1 million, while rest of the energy sector contracted. Solar PV jobs alone grew by 11%.

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Australian clean energy jobs could be worth $370bn in 10 years

Australian clean energy jobs could be worth $370bn in 10 years

Beyond Zero Emissions report finds Australia’s renewable energy industry could generate $370bn worth of jobs over next 10 years using current technology.

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North American carbon markets link in $500m clean energy investment

North American carbon markets link in $500m clean energy investment

The $500m raised highlights the potential for expansion and international system linkages to fight climate change.

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100% renewables will be achieved in German state soon

100% renewables will be achieved in German state soon

Germany’s windiest area, Schleswig-Holstein, will probably achieve “100% renewable electricity” sometime this year.