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World’s renewable energy doubles since 2006

World’s renewable energy doubles since 2006

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has released a detailed report entitled Renewable Energy Statistics 2016. Notable amongst its voluminous statistics are how the world’s renewable energy capacity has nearly doubled since 2006, and that the renewable energy industry employed more than 8.1 million people around the globe in 2015 – a 5% increase from 2014. The report can be downloaded from IRENA here.