Publication - Renewable Energy: A Gender Perspective
TO bring a greater understanding of this interplay, the present report introduces a comprehensive gender perspective into the analysis of the renewable energy sector and the ongoing energy transformation. Supported by a global survey and literature review, the study explores the role of women, their opportunities for employment in the sector and the challenges they face.Across the globe, the findings confirm, women increasingly attracted to renewables. This multi-disciplinary sector employs a larger share of women compared to the conventional energy field. But like in other fields of work, women still encounter numerous obstacles, from the lack of equal access to education, training, mentoring, professional networks and finance, to the glass-ceiling in companies or institutions.