More Wind Farms Means More Jobs in Australia

Jon Capistrano
Jon Capistrano
February 3, 2018

Australia’s renewable energy industry saw a 17% employment rise in December due to a growing number of wind farm projects as reported by the International Business Times.

Wind farm employment now accounts for 71% of the total renewable energy jobs in Australia. More wind farms are expected to be built over the next few years so this is great news for the industry.

The new wind and solar large-scale projects are expected to produce 10 terawatt-hours of power, which is equal to Tasmania’s entire power consumption.

Click here to read the full story on the International Business Times

 

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