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Title: India in top 6 to create most green energy jobs
Source:The Economic Times
Date:9 May 2018

With the countries across the globe gradually switching to clean energy in sync with their commitments under the Paris Agreement on climate change, jobs in the renewable energy sector globally crossed the 10 million mark in 2017. All the countries together had created over half a million new jobs in the sector last year a 5.3% increase from 2016. Though most countries are making efforts to move towards a low carbon economy, six of them - China, Brazil, the United States, India, Germany and Japan - have created the lion’s share of jobs globally in the renewable energy sector at over 70%. The findings are part of the report of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) a global inter-governmental organisation - which on 8 May 2018 released its annual review on jobs in renewable energy (RE) sector in Abu Dhabi.

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