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Renewable energy sector, as sun and wind, employs more and more people and this is just the start.


According to a report by Allen & York, the 9.4 million includes 2.8 million in solar PV, 1.6 million in liquid biofuels and 1 million in wind, reflecting a “5% increase in 2015 and confirms the strength of this relatively new industry.”

When it comes to fossil fuels versus renewables, there’s no contest. Clean energy is our fastest path to a booming, prosperous economy for all of us. The next time you’re confronted with the White House’s alternative facts on coal, oil and job creation, arm yourselves with this info instead.

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CREDIT: GTM Research

The report states that China, Brazil, the United States, India, Japan and Germany currently have the most renewable energy jobs.  Europe still has a strong renewables market, it says, despite the withdrawal of subsidies in the UK for new wind and solar developments.  Germany, Spain, the UK, France and Italy “lead the field in installed wind capacity across Europe”, and the solar marketplace has “grown by 15% of installed capacity in 2015”, prompting  SolarEurope to describe Europe as the most “solarized continent”.
 

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Cheaper than Nuclear, France has granted the biggest photovoltaic power plant in Europe


The biggest photovoltaic power plant of Europe, having a power capacity of up to 300 MWp peak, which is the annual electric consumption of 300.000 people, was inaugurated on Tuesday (1st of Dec.)to Cestas, near Bordeaux in France.

A project worth 360 million euros run by Neoen ,a company which five years ago was just a start-up and today is one of the most dynamic players in the renewable energies field.

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