IRENA jobs report says more than 2.475 million people worked in liquid biofuels in 2018/19

September 30, 2020 |

In the UAE, renewable energy continues to bring socio-economic benefits by creating numerous jobs worldwide, according to the latest figures released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The seventh edition of Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review shows that jobs in the sector reached 11.5 million globally last year, led by solar PV with some 3.8 million jobs, or a third of the total, followed by bioenergy with 3.58 million jobs. In the 2019 report, bioenergy jobs totaled 3.18 million. For liquid biofuels, the 2020 report estimates 2.475 million jobs with more than a third of them in Brazil followed by the US and Europe.

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