Huge jobs growth seen in Scotland’s renewables sector
Jobs in Scotland’s renewables sector grew by more than 50% in 2021, according to research.
A study by the Fraser of Allander Institute says the industry supported 42,000 jobs compared with 27,000 the previous year.
Onshore and offshore wind are the biggest drivers but there’s also been a marked growth of jobs in home heating.
Scottish Renewables says it demonstrates the growing economic value from harnessing the sector.
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