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September 26, 2023
A SolarPower Europe report has found that the sector’s workforce grew from around 466,000 to over 648,000 jobs between 2021 and 2022.
February 8, 2023
A lack of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) capacity in Spain represents a key challenge for the country’s solar industry as PV plant deployment soars and the government authorises gigawatts of new projects.
February 7, 2023
In the six months since the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) passed into law, the US has seen over 100,000 new clean energy jobs created across 31 states as companies begin to capitalise on the incentives and security that the bill offers.
September 21, 2022
Under the REPowerEU scenario to install 750GWdc of solar across the European Union by 2030, the bloc will require 1 million solar workers, double the numbers from 2021.
July 26, 2022
Installation and project development companies drove job creation in the US solar sector last year as the industry employed 255,037 workers, a 9.2% increase on 2020, a report has revealed.
March 22, 2022
Renewable energy companies globally are at risk of a talent exodus to outside industries as professionals consider alternative sectors to boost their careers prospect, a new report has suggested.
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March 17, 2022
Following the formation earlier this year of community solar developer and operator Reactivate, PV Tech Premium talks with the business’s head of EPC, Utopia Hill, about its strategy of partnering with smaller contractors and the challenges it could face as it bids to reach 3GW of installed capacity.
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February 8, 2022
Demand for skilled solar workers is outstripping supply for roles such as electricians and sales professionals, with employers battling to secure the top talent as PV deployment accelerates, according to recruitment companies.
November 11, 2021
Lightsource bp has started commercial operations at a 163MW solar project in Texas, with military veterans supporting the plant’s construction through an apprenticeship programme.
October 25, 2021
Despite delays and supply chain disruptions caused by COVID-19, global solar PV employment increased by 6% last year to reach nearly 4 million, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

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