The Energy [R]evolution scenarios lead to more energy sector jobs in the Middle East at every stage of the projection.
- There are 430,000 power sector jobs in the Energy [R]evolution scenario and 540,000 in the advanced version by 2015, compared to 370,000 in the Reference scenario.
- By 2020 job numbers reach over half a million in both Energy [R]evolution scenarios, 150,000 more than in the Reference scenario.
- By 2030 job numbers climb slightly in the Energy [R]evolution scenario to nearly 560,000, (750,000 in the advanced version) and reach 510,000 in the Reference scenario.
Table 6.12 shows the increase in job numbers under both Energy [R]evolution scenarios for each technology up to 2020 and up 2030. Both scenarios show losses in the oil & gas sector, but these are outweighed by employment growth in renewable technologies and gas. Concentrated solar power shows particularly strong growth in both Energy [R]evolution scenarios by 2020, but by 2030 there is significant employment across a range of renewable technologies.