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US: More than 600,000 clean energy jobs lost to COVID-19 pandemic

A new analysis of US Department of Labor unemployment data indicates that almost 600,000 clean energy industry workers have lost their jobs since the spread of the coronavirus forced an economic shutdown.
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Global offshore wind needs 77,000 trained on-site workers by 2024 –...

The Global Wind Energy Council and Global Wind Organisation’s new report highlights the need for over 77,000 trained on-site workers in six key emerging markets for offshore wind between 2020-2024.
US energy storage

US Energy Storage Association warns of “uncertain time” ahead

A quarter of US energy storage companies expect to reduce their workforces due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, while more than half are anticipating a loss in revenues, according to a new survey from the US Energy Storage Association.
clean energy jobs

US DOE announces funding to train DER, first response workers

The US DoE) has announced $4.5 million in training funding for utility professionals who work with distributed energy resources.
Solar COVID-19

US solar companies call for action from Congress on COVID-19

554 US solar companies have sent a letter to the US Congress underscoring the impact COVID-19 is having on the solar industry, via industry body, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).
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UK: Green jobs could grow 85% in a decade says REA

Employment in the renewable and clean energy could grow from 128,954 in 2017 to 238,000 by 2030 in the UK according to a new report by the renewable energy association (REA).
US solar jobs

US solar jobs grow to 250,000 mark says industry report

The US solar industry employed nearly 250,000 workers in 2019, growing by more than 5,600 jobs (2.3%) in 31 states since 2018, despite import tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump, says the country's Solar Foundation in it's 10th annual National Solar Jobs Census.
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IRENA: Potential 100 million-strong energy workforce by 2050

Accelerated uptake of renewables, including hydropower, could boost total energy jobs to 100 million by 2050, with jobs in renewables alone potentially reaching 42 million according to IRENA
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Energy workforce challenges hindering UK’s 2050 net zero goal

A new report which reveals the four key energy workforce challenges likely to hinder the UK from meeting its 2050 net zero emissions goal.

Advocating for gender diversity in the energy industry

Gender diversity in the energy industry remains an urgent, under-addressed issue. Jackie shares some of the reasons why.

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