The development and deployment of renewable energy technologies creates jobs up and down the supply chain and can spur sustainable social and economic development.
This Staff Technical Paper published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) outlines the evolving global and regional distribution of jobs in renewables, energy as a whole, and economy-wide.
A special in-focus segment illuminates job figures for key technologies and major occupational groups along different segments of the value chain.
The Leveraging Local Capacity series examines the labour needs in the different segments of each technology’s supply chain, providing an occupational profile, and suggests ways to build on existing industries.
Education and training, however, must be attuned to emerging needs in the offshore wind industry.
As part of short-term stimulus and recovery plans, the energy transition provides a crucial link to medium- and long-term global climate and sustainability goals.
This report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) offers practical advice on key investment and policy decisions for the crucial post-COVID recovery.
This report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) examines the question of gender equity throughout the sector, including both the “modern” context and energy access. Building on a ground-breaking survey of employees, companies and institutions, it offers a range of recommendations to boost women’s participation and allow their talents to be fully utilised.
This brief tracks the presence of women across the wind energy value chain. Based on a survey of more than a thousand individuals and organisations, it examines female representation, gender-inclusive policies, and perceptions of gender bias in the industry.
As the world seeks durable economic solutions, accelerated uptake of renewables promises to drive sustainable development, boost well-being and create tens of millions of new jobs.