A report from Robert Gordon University has won enthusiastic headlines. By 2030 it foresaw that “the offshore energy workforce mix is expected to change with over 65% of the workforce projected to support low carbon energy activities”.
More than half of the estimated £50bn investment for the UK government’s offshore wind plan is expected to go to overseas companies.
Equinor has said it is leading a project to develop one of the world’s first “at-scale” hydrogen from natural gas plants, in combination with carbon capture and storage (CCS), in the UK.
Metropolitan Wi-Fi firm Connexin has secured up to a £10m investment to rapidly scale up and expand its smart cities business.
Siemens is recruiting for another 100 jobs at its new wind turbine blade factory in England.
3Sun Group is to create up to 50 jobs with opening of a new base in England.