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World Bank: Renewable energy will create 200 million jobs by 2030 in 24 countries


Within a few years, solar and wind energy on beaches became the cheapest way to generate new electricity in most countries, according to a recent World Bank report.


According to the report, some countries already produce most of their daily energy needs from renewable energy sources. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 260 gigawatts of renewable energy was added globally in 2020, exceeding the previous record by nearly 50%.

 

He added that job opportunities in the renewable energy sector reached 11.5 million jobs globally in 2019, and the transition to low-carbon economies resilient to shocks could create more than 200 million new jobs (net) by 2030 in 24 countries One of the major emerging market countries if they focus on green investments during these 10 years.

 


In order to provide clean energy systems, it will be important to push action on multiple fronts simultaneously:


1 - Decarbonization of the energy sector by expanding support for renewable energy


2 - Making the world's electricity supply more reliable, with blackouts costing $185 billion annually in low- and middle-income countries


3- Supporting countries that are about to switch away from coal


4- Increasing energy efficiency


5 - Eliminate fossil fuel subsidies, while expanding access to energy.

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