The current median age in India is 27.6 years. Over the next 20-25 years, about 600 million additional people will join the workforce. Automation is going to hit annual job growth in almost all existing industries, whether agriculture, construction, textiles or IT. India needs new Clean Energy sources and new types of jobs. Whereas, renewable energy is on a rapid growth trajectory in India.
Job potential in Clean Energy
Concerns | Clean Energy
Conclusion | Clean Energy
As the sector expands, new employment segments will emerge, such as renewable energy scheduling and forecasting, grid integration and balancing, energy storage, and re-powering and recycling of existing plants. Renewable energy could be at the forefront of new forms of job creation in India. It will need greater attention to decentralised service provision, continuing skilling, and increasing ambitions for clean energy — nationwide and within each state.
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