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This publication presents the status of renewable energy employment, both by technology and in selected countries, over the past year. It is estimated that the renewable energy sector currently employs 8.1 million people globally, a 5% increase from the previous year. Countries with the highest number of renewable energy jobs were China, Brazil, the United States, India, Japan and Germany. Solar PV (photovoltaics) was the largest renewable energy employer with 2.8 million jobs worldwide.
This searchable database of renewable energy industry standards and publications includes guidelines for products, training, installation, performance and more. Standards for all divisions of renewable energy are included: bioenergy, geothermal, hydropower, ocean energy, solar and wind.
Renewable Energy World is one of the leading publishers of renewable energy news and information on solar energy, wind energy, hydro-power, geothermal energy, bio-energy and more. Join this LinkedIn group to network with industry professionals, educators and others interested in renewable energies
REN21’s Renewables Global Status Report (GSR) provides a comprehensive and current overview of the renewable energy market, industry, investment and policy developments worldwide to enable policymakers, industry, investors and civil society to make informed decisions. In addition to the report, gain access to infographics, presentations and previous reports and information.
Researchers have created an interactive web tool to estimate the amount of energy that could be generated by wind or solar farms any where in the world. This tool, called Renewables.ninja, makes scientific-quality weather and energy data available to a wide community in order to make the task of predicting renewable output easier for both academics and industry.
This informational resource guides users through the process of assessing viability of potential sites for suitability for installation of solar photovoltaics or wind and assists in ascertaining whether potential barriers exist. The types of sites covered are: potentially contaminated sites, landfill, underutilized land and rooftops.
This guide analyzes challenges and provides recommendations for developing quality infrastructure for small wind turbines. It also utilizes examples from different countries to describe development and implementation of infrastructure specific to small wind turbines.
The Sustainable Energy Marketplace is a virtual platform for project developers, financiers, and service/technology suppliers to work together to realize projects and bring renewable energy to developing countries.
The Quadrennial Energy Review (QER) enables the Federal Government to translate policy goals into a set of analytically based, integrated actions that include executive actions, legislative proposals, and budget and resource requirements for proposed investments, over a multi-year planning horizon.
The report includes the following:
– An integrated view of, and recommendations for, Federal energy policy in the context of economic, environmental, occupational, security, and health and safety priorities
– A review of the adequacy of existing executive and legislative actions and recommendations for additional executive and legislative actions, as appropriate.
-An assessment of and recommendations for priorities for research, development, and demonstration programs to support key energy innovation goals.
– Identification of analytical tools and data needed to support further policy development and implementation.
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