Biomass sector is largest renewable energy employer in EU, study shows

Euractiv | Sep 22, 2022 at 1:06 PM
  • The number of workers in the renewable energy sector across the world has grown from 12 million in 2020 to 12.7 million in 2021.
  • Almost two-thirds of all renewable energy jobs are in Asia, with China alone accounting for 42% of the global total, followed by the European Union and Brazil with 10% each, and the USA and India with 7% each.
  • Providing 4.3 million jobs in 2021, more than a third of the current global workforce in renewable energy is China which is the world’s first manufacturer and installer of PV panels.