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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.

global pv demand
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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A New Record or Bad News for our Coal-Oil pro-conspiracy movement friends: Yesterday, Wind Produced 16,5% of Europe’s Total Electricity Needs


share of wind energy in electricity demand europe
Share of Wind Energy in Electricity Demand Europe:Caption: https://windeurope.org/about-wind/daily-wind/
  • 40% in Ireland (Irlande)
  • 35% in Spain (Espagne)
  • 45% in Portugal 
  • 33% in Germany (Allemagne)
  • 29% in Romania (Roumanie)
  • 57% in Denmark (Danemark)
  • 19% in Netherlands (Pays-Bas)
  • 18% in Lithuania (Lithuanie)

France :12%