German onshore wind ‘collapse’ jeopardises EU renewable energy goals

The country installed only 134MW of new onshore wind capacity in the first three months of 2019 – its worst first quarter since 2000

Offshore Wind Sector deal targets 33% women in workforce by 2030

The government has also set a target to triple the number of highly-skilled jobs in the industry

Energy broker Utilitywise goes into administration

It has put around 570 jobs at risk

Nottinghamshire coal-fired power station to close

The Cottam plant is set to cease production on 30th September 2019

Job cuts
npower announces 900 job cuts

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

Black and white picture of a man looking up to a wind turbine blade mould.
Turbine maker MHI Vestas to create 1,100 jobs on Isle of Wight

It expects to start production on a second manufacturing line by January next year

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

New York’s clean jobs get $27.5m of new funding

More than 151,000 workers are now employed in low carbon and renewable roles across the state

UK Government seeks advice on net zero emissions target

The announcement comes as the first ever Green GB Week is launched, aimed at bringing people together to tackle climate change with more than 100 events across the country

AI ‘will have an impact on 70% of jobs’

A new report suggests robots will replace a fifth of China’s jobs in the manufacturing sector by 2030