Job Searches Surge by 76 Percent in Renewable Energy Sector in 3 Years

‘Currently, with the center’s focus on renewable energy, the Indian industry is adopting energy efficient tools and technologies. This bodes well for the ecology and the economy, and with a structured approach to policy implementation, the sector holds the potential to emerge as the foremost sunrise industry in the country, the firm said in a statement.

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Due to the surge in the solar space in the country the job searches between October 2014 and October 2017 in the sector has swelled drastically by 76 percent.

According to a report by US-based global employment search engine, Indeed, “The introduction of the central government’s scheme for the development of solar parks in December 2014, various parts of India have seen the installation of solar plants, making the solar energy sector account for one of the highest generation capacities in the Indian electricity grid.”

The firm said in a statement that ‘Currently, with the center’s focus on renewable energy, the Indian industry is adopting energy efficient tools and technologies. This bodes well for the ecology and the economy, and with a structured approach to policy implementation, the sector holds the potential to emerge as the foremost sunrise industry in the country, the firm said in a statement.

Sashi Kumar, Managing Director, Indeed India said, “India has taken the lead in demonstrating its commitment to the environment, with initiatives and policies such as the International Solar Alliance (ISA), which was founded in 2016 towards the promotion and development of solar technologies, especially to poor and remote regions.”

Initiatives such as the Solar Cities Programme, the launch of an Indian satellite to monitor greenhouse gases, and the Indian Network for Climate Change Assessment (INCCA) have opened doors for employment for skilled professionals in India. With the increased participation of women in the renewable energy sector, India can safely hope to achieve the projected target of employing over 300,000 people in the sector by 2022, Indeed said.

Source: PTI

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