May 4, 2015
UK Renewable Energy Employment Grows 7 Times Faster than the National Average
Newly released regional and national jobs analysis by the Renewable Energy Association (REA) shows remarkable growth in the UK’s renewable energy labour market.
Between 2013 and 2014, employment in renewable energy increased by almost 9 percent for the UK as a whole. This brings the total number of people working for the industry to 112,026.
In comparison, the Office for National Statistics reported average employment growth of just 1.2 percent during the same period.