São Paulo - China is the country that most uses in the renewable energy industry, with nearly 3.9 million jobs jobs related to solar, wind and other green sources. That's more than 40% of about 7.7 million direct and indirect jobs in the sector recorded worldwide in 2014, according to a new study by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The number of jobs in the area grew by 18% last year compared to 2013, when 6.5 million people were employed. In the ranking of countries that empegam in renewable energy, Brasilaparace second, with more than 934 000 jobs, followed by the United States, with 724,000 jobs. According to the study, the area of the renewable energy industry that employs more around the world is solar photovoltaic, with 2.5 million people. It is followed by the liquid biofuels industry, with 1.8 million people employed. Third, the wind appears, source for the first time, passed the milestone of 1 million jobs. In Brazil, the bioenergy industry is the one that creates jobs between renewables, with 845,000 jobs, which makes the country the employer leader in biofuels in the world. His wind industry is also growing rapidly and already totals 35,800 jobs (according to the 2014 count), an increase of 12% compared to the previous year.