Scottish university to help boost Sri Lanka’s renewables workforce

Researchers from the Glasgow Caledonian University will help the South Asian country upskill so it can deliver 80% of its energy from renewable sources

EDF denies increasing role of China’s CGN at Hinkley nuclear plant

It dismissed the claims made in the Sunday Telegraph story, which alleges the Chinese state energy company is ‘more closely involved’ in the project than what was previously disclosed

National Grid: Energy industry needs to fill 400k jobs to reach net zero goal

The report reveals more women want a ‘job of purpose’ to help deliver the UK’s 2050 target

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

New York awards $15m for clean energy training

The schemes will support apprenticeships, internships and educational programmes at State University of New York campuses

UK announces campaign to inspire engineering jobs

The UK Government has announced a new campaign to inspire the next generation of engineers, including those needed to provide jobs within the energy sector. It has today pledged to work with hundreds of partners to offer a million “direct and inspiring” engineering experiences to young people throughout 2018, across the energy, technology, healthcare and […]

Energy workers and hiring managers ‘not on same page’

There is a growing disparity between the expectations of employees and hiring managers in several parts of the energy sector. That’s according to Airswift and Energy Jobline’s Global Energy Talent Index (GETI), which asked 16,000 workers from 156 countries what they thought about the industry they work in. In oil and gas, 44% of employees […]

Renewables skills shortage is stalling energy efficiency

A major skills shortage in the renewables industry is holding back businesses from becoming more energy efficient. That’s the claim this week of the Centre for Alternative Technology, which offers climate change solutions to consumers and businesses from its base in Wales. CAT spokesman Alex Randall said: “The biggest issue for green businesses is the […]