Renewable Energy and Jobs: Annual Review 2014
As the slow recovery in the global economy fails to invigorate labour markets, job creation has come to the forefront of policy debate and countries' strategic choices. While the potential of renewable energy to create jobs is widely recognised, further analysis is required to understand its full benefits.
Assessing the status and trends in renewable energy employment and analysing all related dimensions (policies, skills, gender considerations, etc) are essential for policy making. In this context, the International Renewable Energy Agency IRENA has been conducted the following study to bridge the knowledge gap on these issues.