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CSP contributed for job creation

While solar PV supports the most jobs among the various renewable energy technologies, CSP is known to be more labor intensive.

Much of the work required to build a CSP plant needs be performed locally. The largest contribution to job creation happens when a CSP plant is under construction. And when the plant is ready, a significant number of workers are required to carry out essential operation and maintenance (O&M) during the lifespan of the plant.

“During the CSP deployment period in Spain – from 2007 to 2013, when 2,300 MW were installed – there were close to 30,000 jobs corresponding to the construction of plants,