‘Net zero fails if plumbers are not on side’

Forgetting to call the plumber could put Boris Johnson’s net zero strategy at risk, a new report claims

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

Audi electrifies FC Bayern training grounds with charging points in time for Bunsesliga

Players and their team will charge their EVs with up to 150kW at the home of FC Bayern on Säbener Strasse

NASA and UN team up for environmental data collection and use

They aim to promote and implement the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) programme

German power grid operators steel themselves for cyber attacks

Energy company innogy’s first training centre allows firms to learn how to identify threats as well as initiate suitable protective and defensive measures

Winds of change: New global initiative to empower women

Women currently make up only 22% of the global workforce

Could virtual reality revolutionise training in nuclear?

Researchers are developing the VR training to help workers at decommissioning sites prepare for hazard awareness in ‘highly realistic’ situations

US awards $53m to advance solar energy technologies

The projects aim to lower the cost of solar power and support a growing workforce

Iraqi officials trained to assess oil-contaminated sites from ISIL conflicts

UN Environment conducted a five-day training workshop and provided portable oil contamination analysers, sampling tools and personnel protective equipment

New York awards $15m for clean energy training

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