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The economic, societal and environmental benefits of renewable energy are numerous – It is available in abundance, cheaper and a healthier option for us and our planet.
As technology and access to renewable energy sources – such as solar, wind, water, heat and biomass – improve, many more countries and communities are embracing their use not only to power their homes, schools, hospitals and workplace, but also as a viable option for employment and business opportunities.
Latest data from the International Renewable Energy Agency and the International Labour Organization shows that employment in the renewable energy sector reached 12.7 million in 2021, a jump of 700,000 new jobs in just 12 months, despite the lingering effects of COVID-19 and the worsening energy crisis.
Let’s take a spin around the world and look at the growing demand for the power of renewables.