Around 80% of Scottish oil workers ‘considering career impacts of climate change’

New research from industry body Scottish Renewables suggests 77% of oil and gas employees are positive about retraining to join the renewable sector

Duke Energy Renewables and SEI seek to generate employment in the US solar energy sector

The partnership has announced a $10,000 scholarship fund for potential candidates who have been economically impacted by the Covid-19 crisis

Centrica announces 5,000 job cuts for second half of 2020

The news comes as part of the announcement of a business-wide restructure at the energy giant, designed to create a “simpler, leaner” business focused on customer delivery

BP to cut 10,000 jobs as energy demand slumps amid coronavirus pandemic

The firm aims to cut its capital spending by a quarter this year, totalling a reduction of around $3 billion

More than a quarter of workers willing to take a pay cut for a greener job

A new study from Totaljobs also reveals 28% of employees would consider quitting their job to work for an organisation they consider to be more environmentally friendly than their current position

Renewable jobs around the world topped 11 million in 2018

This compares with 10.3 million in 2017, the increase driven by renewable energy industries increasingly spreading around the globe.

Green jobs
Labour Party launches UK tour to develop green jobs

The move aims to enable communities across the country to contribute to the party’s plans for a Green Industrial Revolution

Wind energy worker
Energy workers ‘must be supported through renewable transition’

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) says a body should be set up to support workers in Northern England

Job cuts
npower announces 900 job cuts

The firm says worsened market conditions have forced it to make the decision

Government ‘must support clean energy jobs in the North of England’

The Institute for Public Policy Research says the region could prove a vital low carbon powerhouse