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The rise of renewable energy

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Renewable energy reached an important turning point last year with record new installations of emissions-free power surpassing sources that burn fossil fuel, according the International Energy Agency. New installations of renewable energy overtook conventional power for the first time in 2015, the agency said in its Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report. Employment in the renewable energy sector increased by 5% in 2015, to 8.1 million jobs (direct and indirect), as estimated by IRENA. Here is a look at the growth of the one of the most dynamic sectors:

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First Published: Wed, October 26 2016. 00:04 IST
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