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Poll: Can renewables support the job market?

I believe that the renewable energy sector can support the need for jobs right now.

Do you agree? Vote below.

South Africa’s renewable energy IPP procurement programme is said to have created approximately 38,000 jobs since 2017, with approximately 4,000 permanent jobs, of which 40% of the people employed are youths.

But does the renewable energy job market hold sufficient opportunities to support the need for jobs to reduce the unemployment rate?

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Nicolette Pombo-van Zyl
As the Editor of ESI Africa, my passion is on sustainability and placing African countries on the international stage. I take a keen interest in the trends shaping the power & water utility market along with the projects and local innovations making headline news. Watch my short weekly video on our YouTube channel ESIAfricaTV and speak with me on what has your attention.