EDF: Hinkley Point C nuclear plant delayed and costs to soar by £3bn

Costs have been estimated to range between £25bn and £26bn and the nuclear plant in Somerset is expected to start operating a year later than planned – now in June 2027

Rest of Ukraine’s Chernobyl nuclear plant technical staff leave Russian-controlled site

A total of 13 workers who have been onsite for nearly four weeks declined to rotate

Cadent gas workers to vote for strike action over pay dispute

Trade union GMB said workers rejected a below-inflation pay increase of just 4% next year

New $25m fund to train people in New York for clean energy jobs

The programme intends to reskill and train New Yorkers, including displaced workers in the fossil fuel sector and from disadvantaged communities, for new clean energy job opportunities

UK relaxes rules for offshore wind crew transport

Vessels transporting people who work on offshore wind farms will be able to carry more workers at a time

Nearly half a million US clean energy workers unemployed as COVID continues

The 446,000 workers make up around 13% of the total clean energy workforce, according to a new analysis of federal unemployment filings

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

New York’s clean economy employed nearly 160k workers last year

The state’s clean energy economy has seen 8.9% employment growth since 2016, nearly double the growth of its overall economy

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

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