A report released on Thursday by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) puts the number of people now employed by the renewable energy sector, globally, at more than 8.1 million (not including large hydro, which accounts for 1.3 million direct jobs).

In terms of growth, that’s a healthy 5 per cent increase on last year’s jobs figures. Total global solar jobs grew by 11 per cent.

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