UN: Global renewables sector tops 5.7 million jobs

James Murray
clock

New reports confirm renewable energy market stalled last year as technology costs fell, but emerging economies promise to drive growth

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has today confirmed global investment in renewable energy slowed down last year, even as deployment in key technologies and markets continued to accelerate. The agency...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join now

 

Already a BusinessGreen
member?

Login

More on Energy

Credit: iStock

Levelling up: Report details how net zero investment could drive growth outside London and South East

Resolution Foundation and LSE report argues that investment in net zero transition could help reduce regional inequality

clock 23 May 2022 • 2 min read
Centre for Net Zero: Government must act to accelerate heat pump roll out

Centre for Net Zero: Government must act to accelerate heat pump roll out

New research details how current pace of heat pump deployment puts 2050 decarbonisation target in peril

clock 23 May 2022 • 3 min read
HSBC headquarters, London | Credit: HSBC

Reports: HSBC suspends responsible investing head after controversial climate speech

Senior HSBC executives disavow Stuart Kirk's speech last week, during which he complained that throughout his career there had always been 'some nutjob telling me about the end of the world'

James Baxter-Derrington
clock 23 May 2022 • 2 min read