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Sustainable energy sector can create 20,000 jobs

Over 20,000 jobs can be created within the sustainable energy sector over the next eight years to 2020, according to analysis carried out by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland.

28th March, 2012

Over 20,000 jobs can be created within the sustainable energy sector over the next eight years to 2020, according to analysis carried out by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI).

Currently the sector supports 10,000 jobs but this has the potential to treble by 2020, the SEAI said. It said that the sector could directly create 13,000 jobs in renewable energy and energy efficiency but also indirectly create 7,000 jobs by enhancing business competitiveness.

“The transition to sustainable energy is...

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