Jobs in U.S. energy sector rose in 2021, work in low-carbon vehicles leads

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Jobs in the U.S. energy business rose 4% last year, at a faster clip than the country’s overall private sector, led by work in low-carbon vehicles, while positions in fossil fuels fell as the pandemic cut demand, the Department of Energy said on Tuesday. The U.S. Energy and Employment Report https://www.energy.gov/policy/us-energy-employment-jobs-report-useer showed employment in manufacturing of cleaner vehicles and components — whether hybrid electric, full battery electric, plug-in hybrid, or hydrogen fuel cell — rose about 64,500 or about 25% from last year. Overal…

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