‘Ten million renewable jobs are waiting to be unlocked’

New research claims that green job opportunities in the UK alone could mitigate 90% of job losses caused by the pandemic

Strathclyde Pension Fund pledges £20m to UK’s Clean Growth Fund

The Clean Growth Fund aims to accelerate the commercialisation of clean growth technologies, create new jobs and contribute to the UK’s 2050 net zero goal

‘European jobs could soar by 5.7m with sustainable and digital investments’

A new report has suggested these investments are needed for Europe to bridge the gap with the rest of the world post-pandemic

Iberdrola and Cummins team up to develop hydrogen electrolyser gigafactory in Spain

The plant, which will house system assembly and testing for around 500MW/year and will be scalable to more than 1GW/year, is expected to open in 2023

SSE says ten-point plan will help fire the starting gun on UK’s green recovery

CEO Alistair Phillips-Davies said: ‘We’re particularly pleased to see increased ambition and funding for key technologies like offshore wind, carbon capture and storage and hydrogen and electric vehicle infrastructure’

Boris Johnson unveils ten point plan to tackle climate change, deliver net zero and launch a ‘green industrial revolution’

The Prime Minister says the new plans will create and support up to 250,000 British jobs while allowing the UK to ‘forge ahead with eradicating its contribution to climate change by 2050’

Electricity firm launches Leadership Academy for managers

Middle managers at UK Power Networks are being given the chance to gain new qualifications, in a Leadership Academy which is believed to be unique among electricity network operators

‘Retrofit army’: Half a million builders and plumbers needed to meet net zero goal

New research published by UK100 suggests around 455,076 jobs could be created or be in demand in the construction and property sectors alone

Investment in grid to enable EV adoption could create 30,000 new jobs

A new report suggests network upgrades would boost GDP by 0.16% per annum as well as increase wages by 0.1%

Is US clean energy employment dead in the water?

Environmental Entrepreneurs has warned clean energy, which was previously one of the fastest-growing job sectors in the country, faces a ‘long recovery’