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.


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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. 

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