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400,000 Jobs Required in the Energy Sector to Reach Net Zero

Analysis on the national grid and the UKs target to reach net zero carbon by the year 2050 has discovered that around 120,000 jobs will need to be created and filled in the energy sector by 2030 and about 280,000 jobs on top of that by the year 2050.

New Wind Farms Leading the way for Renewable Energy In Afri

New wind farms in Senegal and Egypt, managed by Lekela Power, are leading the way in providing a clean, reliable and secure energy source to their respective nations whilst also reducing carbon emissions.

Lines Company in New Zealand Demands More Certainty Over Diesel Generators

Thousands of people who live in the Far North region of New Zealand could potentially be facing frequent ‘Third World’ blackouts if Top Energy are not able to use the diesel generators to help power the area.

First Floating Nuclear Power Plant Has Started Generating Electricity

A floating nuclear power plant has been connected to the Russian grid and has started generating electricity for an isolated are of Russia.

2019 Was The Cleanest Year To Date As Renewable Electricity Eclipsed Fossil Fuel Generation

During 2019, almost half of the electricity consumed in Britain was produced by a zero-carbon method. This included wind, solar and nuclear power which generated 48.5% of all electricity, compared to 43% from fossil fuels.

African Village To Be Powered Entirely By Solar Power

A tiny village near the Moroccan Atlantic coastline Id Mjahdi, is hoping to become Africa’s first village to be powered only by solar power.

The National Grid Backs New PowerPaired Scheme

Forum for the future, a sustainability charity, has started up a new online matchmaking platform which plans to pair up community energy groups with public sector organisations or businesses that own sites or buildings which could be at the middle of a community owned scheme to provide renewable energy.

Nuclear Power Needed In UK To Meet Carbon Emission Targets

A new fleet of nuclear power plants will be needed by the UK if it wants to meet its carbon emission targets, says the Nuclear Industry Association during their annual conference.

Over 100 Scientists Call On Israel Government To Change Energy Policy

Over 11 leading Israeli scientists have signed a letter to their nation’s energy minister, Yuval Steinitz, to go against the countries decision to construct a new network of natural gas power plants.

Capital Of Central African Republic To Be Powered By Diesel Generator Sets

Diesel generator sets are to be used to power Bangui, in the Central African Republic. Tunisian based EPC are set to try and fix the power problems that the city of Bangui has been facing.