One of these industries is fueling climate change – one has a clean bill of health. It’s not clean energy versus jobs any more, clean energy = jobs!
Source: Clean Energy Council
|Hazelwood (power station and mine)||540||Refers also to 300 “alliance contractors”||Source|
|Loy Yang Power (power station and mine)||550||2/3 of these are shift workers||Source|
|Loy Yang B||152||Also says up to 40 contractors employed||Source|
|Yallourn (power station and captive mine)||216||Source: Annual report|
|Anglesea Power Station||100||Says “around” 100 employees||Source|
|Energy Brix Power Station||73||Source: Financial report.|
We already know that renewables are cleaner and safer than coal. We know that they’re inexhaustible. We now know that renewables are better for jobs than coal.
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