Solar Energy Generates 40,000 Jobs in First Half 2020; Search for Courses Soars

The solar energy market is mainly comprised of small and medium-sized companies. There are over 14,000 service providers in this area.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The solar energy sector generated 40,000 jobs in the first half of the year, according to a survey by the Brazilian Photovoltaic Solar Energy Association (ABSOLAR). Despite the pandemic, the sector grew by 45 percent in number of installations in the same period. Since 2012, the photovoltaic power market has generated 162,000 jobs, according to the association.

With the high demand for qualified professionals, the demand for courses in the area also grew. According to a survey by Elektsolar, a company specialized in training, the search for specialization increased by 50 percent between January . . .

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