On Global Wind Day, industry tops 1 million jobs



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The wind industry was propelled by record growth last year, reflected in a 5 percent increase in employment in the sector, which now employs 1.1 million people.

With June 15 representing Global Wind Day, Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) is highlights the socio-economic benefits generated by the global wind industry, in addition to supplying clean power, according to a press release. Global Wind Day is a worldwide event that occurs annually on June 15: a day for discovering wind energy, its power and the possibilities it holds to reshape energy systems, decarbonize economies, build new industries and create new jobs.