Renewable industry employment increases while oil patch work declines

A worker repairing a wind turbine near Dwight, Ill.


A new report from the Department of Energy shows employment continues to fall in Oklahoma and other states that make up the nation’s oil and gas industry while it is increasing in the renewable energy industry.

E&E News reported the new report showed energy sector jobs overall grew by 4% in 2021 with EV employment skyrocketing by 26%.

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