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June 16 Energy Week



¶ The global wind power industry now employs 1.1 million people, representing growth of 5%, according to International Renewable Energy Agency data. The increase in jobs is mainly due to strong installation rates in China, the US, and Germany, and it is being driven by declining costs. [reNews]

Onshore wind farm turbines pic credit MorgueFile. Onshore wind farm turbines pic credit MorgueFile.

¶ Australia is expected to be producing 25,000 GWh of annual power from rooftop PV systems by 2035-36, as compared to 5,600 GWh today, the Australian Energy Market Operator said. This would be equivalent to 11% of current electricity consumption from the grid. [SeeNews Renewables]

¶ An energy park in Scotland will be used for the construction of a £2.8 billion wind farm. Siemens will use Nigg Energy Park’s facilities in Moray Firth to build the Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm. The engineering giant has signed a contract to use the…

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