Energy Transition

How many jobs could the clean energy transition create?

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There are expected to be large job gains in grid modernization. Image: Unsplash/Andreas Gücklhorn

Omri Wallach
Reporter, Visual Capitalist
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Over 1 million jobs in Bioenergy is expected to be gained Image: Visual Capitalist/IEA World Energy Outlook 2021


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Over 13 million jobs are expected to be gained Image: Visual Capitalist
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