Job creation in the new RES and solar industry

Jobs in renewable energy reach 7.7 million worldwide. More than 7.7 million people were employed in the renewables industry in 2014, an 18% rise from 6.5 million the previous year, according to a new report from the International renewable energy agency (IRENA). The solar PV industry is the largest renewable energy employer worldwide with 2.5 million jobs, of which two-thirds were in China.