Thats up 18 percent from 6.5 million in 2014, the agency noted in its 2015 Renewable Energy and Jobs Annual Review. In terms of technology, companies in the business of solar photovoltaic (PV) energy employ more people than any other renewable energy market segment, with most people employed in downstream jobs such as installing PV systems. Geographically, Chinas renewable energy companies employ more people than any other country. Rounding out IRENAs ranking of the top 10 countries in terms of renewable energy jobs are Brazil, the United States, India, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, France, Bangladesh and Colombia. Studying the impacts of renewable energy job growth Studies conclude that renewable energy deployment generates twice as many jobs, or more, compared tofossil fuel development.Growing renewable energy investment and deployment, moreover, is doing much more than providing electrical power in countries around the world.
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Renewable Energy Stock Declines Drag Asian ADRs Lower – NASDAQ.com

Its always such a pleasure to join the exhibitors at the Canadian Green Building Conference, and were excited to do so again this year, said Lana Carmichael, Director of Green Building at Renewable Choice. The opportunity to serve the green building industry has been a key part of our organizations success, and we look forward to our continued partnership with the LEED community. Attendees are invited to visit Renewable Choice at booth #211 during the conference. About Renewable Choice Renewable Choice Energy is a pioneering global supplier of products and services that advance clean energy development, providing customized solutions to corporate, industrial, and institutional buyers.
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The Renewable Energy Industry Employs Nearly 8 Million People Worldwide [Infographic] – Forbes

In southern Asia, Indian pay TV provider Videocon d2h ( VDTH ) was down by 2.4% while Philippine telecommunication company Philippine Long Distance Telephone ( PHI ) contracted by 1.1% and Indian car manufacturer Tata Motors ( TTM ) slid by 1.1%. Gainers in north Asia included mobile-based social networking platform MOMO (MOMO), up 23.2%, followed by 500.com (WBAI), an online sports lottery service provider, up 22.9% and Cheetah Mobile (CMCM), a mobile internet company, up 11.2%. Qihoo 360 Technology (QIHU), another internet company, rose by 2.8%.
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Renewable Choice Energy to Exhibit at Canada Green Building Conference 2015

The renewable energysectoris continuing to grow rapidly across the world, especially in China where windrecently surpassednuclear to become the countrys third largest source of electricity generation. Given the scope of itsgreen energy ambitions, it comes as little surprise that China has the most renewable energy jobs of any country worldwide approximately 3.4 million. *Click below to enlarge (charted by Statista )
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