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Global biofuels sector employs over 1.45 million people says IRENA [Registered]

In 2013, of the some 6.5 million people employed in the renewable energy industry worldwide, around 1.45 million were employed in the liquid biofuels sector according to a new study by the International Renewable Energy Agency comprising 131 Members (130 States and the European Union). The report ‘Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2014’ underlines the important role that renewables continue to play in employment creation and growth in the global economy. According to the report, bioenergy jobs around the world are mainly concentrated in feedstock production. Liquid biofuels, biomass and biogas industries are estimated to employ 1.45 million,…

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