jobs

June 29, 2022
The US solar industry added 17,212 jobs in 2021, up 5.4% on 2020 figures, with 40% of all US energy jobs now focused on the transition to a net zero economy, according to the Department of Energy’s (DOE) US Energy and Employment Report (USEER).
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.
PV Tech Premium
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).
August 20, 2021
Nextracker and renewable energy technical training provider Solar Energy International (SEI) are partnering to launch a global scholarship program to support more women in joining the solar workforce.
August 18, 2021
The US’ transition to a carbon pollution-free power sector could see solar provide more than 40% of the country’s electricity by 2035, up from the current 3% level, according to a memo from the Department of Energy (DOE).
August 17, 2021
The number of jobs across the global solar PV sector could increase almost tenfold in the next 30 years if the world transitions to derive 100% of its energy from renewables by 2050, new research has suggested.
July 20, 2021
Solar employers in the US are forecasting a rebound from job losses seen in the industry last year, estimating an employment increase across the sector of 11.7% in 2021, according to a new report from the Department of Energy (DOE).
June 10, 2021
Queensland will invest AU$2 billion (US$1.55 billion) on renewables and hydrogen jobs to support the Australian state’s economic recovery from COVID-19 and help it deliver on its 50% clean energy target by 2030.

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