Solar Power is Hot!
Careers in the renewable energy sector is on the rise. A report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), stated that in 2016, 9.8 million people were employed in the renewable energy sector.
The report showed the solar power is the fastest growing renewable energy industry with an increase in job creation of 12 % between 2015 and 2016. Wind power followed with a 7 % increase, boosting its global employment numbers to 1.2 billion people.
IRENA has put out a yearly Renewable Energy and Jobs report since 2012, which can be found here.