India’s Renewable Energy Sector Can Create 300,000 New Jobs By 2020

India’s Renewable Energy Sector Can Create 300,000 New Jobs By 2020

Over 300,000 Indians could find jobs in the wind and solar industry over the next five years if the country works towards its 2022 target of 160 GW.

Currently, wind and solar together account for almost 14% of India’s installed power
capacity.

Over the next three years alone, the sector can generate jobs for about 80,000 Indians.

The industry employed over 21,000 people in India in 2016-2017 and is expected to employ an estimated 25,000 people more in 2017-18, according to an analysis by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), a not-for-profit research organisation based in New Delhi, and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), a nonprofit. Read More…

 

 

 

Credit By: Business Standard

 

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