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News and Policies, World

Renewable Energy Jobs Hit 12.7 Million Globally

September 22, 2022

Via: IRENA

Worldwide renewable energy employment reached 12.7 million last year, a jump of 700,000 new jobs in one year despite the lingering effects of COVID-19 and the growing energy crisis, according to a new report. Renewable Energy and Jobs: Annual Review […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Post-Pandemic Employment Will Hinge on Green Energy as Fossil Jobs Slide

April 14, 2020

Via: Energy Collective

With projected oilfield job losses of 30% by the end of 2020, the fossil sector is likely to remain highly embattled after the threat of COVID-19 has abated, with little ability to create new jobs. But the job-intensive green energy […]


Energy Economics

Renewable Energy Job Boom Creates Economic Opportunity As Coal Industry Slumps

April 22, 2019

Via: Forbes

Renewable energy jobs are booming across America, creating stable and high-wage employment for blue-collar workers in some of the country’s most fossil fuel-heavy states, just as the coal industry is poised for another downturn. Economics are driving both sides of […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Jobless recovery looms for white-collar US oil workers

September 12, 2016

Via: Reuters

Elizabeth Huber lost her job inspecting oilfield pipes nearly 20 months ago and her prospects remain bleak even as oil executives cautiously plot production and budget increases. Despite crude trading 75 percent above its February lows and energy companies shifting […]


News and Policies, U.S.

2.5 Million Americans Work In Clean Energy (Report)

March 31, 2016

Via: CleanTechnica

An analysis of data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Dept. of Energy for Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) has found that over 2.5 million Americans are employed in the clean energy sector. BW Research Partnership conducted it, along […]


News and Policies, U.S.

New York ranks 4th in the nation for solar energy jobs

February 16, 2016

Via: Penn Energy

The sixth annual census by a nonprofit solar research and education group shows New York ranks fourth in the nation in solar energy technology jobs. Read More on Penn Energy