Brazil’s Olympic planners get power tips from the UK

The UK’s Carbon Trust is to draw on its experience and knowledge and help Brazil manage its power grid during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. It will be holding workshops in London for technicians and planners from Brazil’s National Electric Systems Operator ONS to show how the UK prepared for surges in power demand during […]

Siemens plans new wind training centre in US

Siemens is set to open a new wind energy service training facility in Orlando, Florida in the US. The 40,000 square foot centre will provide training to new wind turbine technicians as the German company claims the demand for skilled workers is increasing with more wind projects coming online. With an initial investment of around […]

450,000 skilled technicians needed by 2020, says National Grid leader

Britain will need 450,000 highly skilled technicians by 2020 to boost the economy, according to a new government report. The Technician Council, which carried out an 18-month long review, is launching a new initiative today to encourage recruitment in the science and technology fields. With the demand of technicians increasing, the review states there is […]