India could create 300,000 jobs in renewables by 2022, report says

India could create 300,000 jobs in renewables by 2022, report says

More than 300,000 job positions can be created in India’s renewable energy sector by 2022, mainly in the rooftop solar field, according to a joint report by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW).

The report “Greening India’s Workforce: Gearing Up For Expansion of Solar and Wind Power in India,” was published on Tuesday.

In order to achieve its ambitious target of installing 160 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022, the country could create job opportunities for more than one million people. More specifically, it could employ 237,980 people in rooftop solar and some 58,647 in ground-mounted solar, as well as 34,583 in the wind segment. Additionally, about 45,000 more workers could be hired by 2022 to meet photovoltaic (PV) module production demand. Read More…

 

Credit By : Renewables Now

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