Tag Archive for 'Department for Business'

Engineers indispensable to our prosperity in a changing climate

April 20th, 2012 by University of Leicester

Professor Julia King, Vice-Chancellor of Aston University, gave the keynote lecture at the Engineering Professors’ Council‘s annual congress at the University of Leicester on 17 April 2012. She explained that the UK’s task of reducing emissions will contribute to a surge in engineering jobs through ‘green growth’ Her lecture, “Climate Change, Green Growth, Opportunities for […]

UK training initiative set-up to tackle renewable energy skills shortage

October 6th, 2011 by RenewableUK

RenewableUK, Britain’s largest renewable energy trade association, is proud to announce the creation of a new organisation, the Renewables Training Network (RTN), which will address critical skills shortages within the renewable energy industry. Businesses in the renewables sector have pledged the equivalent of £600,000 of support for the £1.2 million project. The UK Commission for […]

UK Green Economy Council formed to help business rise to the low carbon challenge

February 21st, 2011 by HM Government Department of Energy and Climate Change

The Green Economy Council is holding its first meeting on 16 February 2011 to discuss how government and industry can work together to support the transition to a green, low carbon economy and minimise the costs for business while maximising the opportunities. A group of high level business leaders from a cross-section of industries and […]