While plummeting oil prices make fossil-fuel projects more
attractive, aggressive government support is making sure the renewables sector stays
in the picture.
Ahead of the United Nations' climate change summit in Paris
this December, the world's governments have pledged to reduce their carbon
emissions footprint -- and clean energy will play a key role in attaining this.
Looking at the next five years, about two-thirds of power
plants will be filled by renewables, in particular hydropower, solar and
Direct and indirect employment in renewable energy rose 18%
last year while the oil and gas sector shed more than 200,000 jobs since