Jobs boost for Scotland as power firm invests £33m

Aggreko’s facility will develop a new range of power generators that are more efficient and have significantly lower emissions

UK offshore wind sector unveils 30GW vision

The industry hopes to deliver £48 billion investment in infrastructure and support 26,000 skilled jobs across the country

Scottish wind turbine maker goes into provisional liquidation

Trade body slams government for cuts to the Feed-in Tariff, which support small-scale renewables and due to close to new applicants in April 2019

Eggborough coal plant to close with 130 job losses

The Eggborough coal-fired power station in Yorkshire is to shut down after failing to secure new supply contracts for backup power next winter. The plant, which started producing electricity in 1970, is capable of supplying 5% of power in the UK – enough electricity for two million homes. Owner Eggborough Power Ltd, which has a […]

Siemens Gamesa announces 195 job losses

Renewable energy developer Siemens Gamesa is to make nearly 200 factory workers in the US redundant. The company has said the losses will be made at its Fort Madison blade manufacturing facility in Iowa by the end of March. The plant originally opened in 2006 – the firm has said its business activity no longer […]

Latest Jobs – Project Manager – Open Energi

About Us Headquartered in London with global ambitions, Open Energi is an energy tech company applying artificial intelligence and data-driven insight to radically reduce the cost of delivering and consuming power. Our advanced technology platform connects, aggregates and optimises distributed energy assets in real-time, maximising value for end users and providing invisible demand flexibility when […]

Latest Jobs – Business Development Manager – Open Energi

About Us Headquartered in London with global ambitions, Open Energi is an energy tech company applying artificial intelligence and data-driven insight to radically reduce the cost of delivering and consuming power. Our advanced technology platform connects, aggregates and optimises distributed energy assets in real-time, maximising value for end users and providing invisible demand flexibility when […]

Latest Jobs – Business Development Management – McLean Ross

Role: Business Development Management Location: Home / Field Based Salary: Up to £70,000 + Excellent Package McLean Ross are currently partnered with a leading Energy Consultancy. They are a Global consultancy who provide energy procurement and sustainability services throughout Europe. Its expertise helps clients to secure optimal profitability and sustainability through lower costs, improved efficiency […]

UK nuclear worth £6.4bn last year

The nuclear power sector contributed £6.4 billion to the UK economy last year. The Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) suggests this economic impact rises to £12.4 billion and provides 155,000 jobs when the sector’s spend on associated goods and services in the supply chain and wage spending is taken into account. Each of the sector’s workers […]

European wind ‘boosting GDP and jobs but at risk’

The wind industry in Europe contributed €36 billion (£27bn) to the EU’s GDP last year. It also supported around 263,000 jobs, generated €8 billion (£6bn) of exports outside Europe and saved 166 million tons of emissions, according to a new report from WindEurope. The report suggests every €1,000 (£752) turnover generated in the wind industry […]