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  • 17 February 2011

    Despite employment in the sector almost doubling in the last 2 years, many employers across wind and marine energy are struggling to fill… By Matt Kilgarriff (bettergeneration) [mappress] Source: bettergeneration, February 17, 2011

  • 6 August 2012

    Following the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ release of the July unemployment statistics, showing that the economy gained 163,000 jobs and the unemployment rate went up to 8.3 percent, Executive Director of BlueGreen Alliance, David Foster, said in a statement:  “Today, despite adding 163,000 jobs, the unemployment rate unfortunately went up demanding fast action on these […]

  • 26 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Norfolk based wind farm operator Scira Offshore Energy has employed its first trainee and now begins the search for its second as Scira prepares to take over the full operation of the 88 turbine Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm now that construction is virtually complete.  With its focus clearly on encouraging local people into a […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Xodus Group has been awarded a framework agreement with energy company SSE to provide employers representative services for the development and ongoing improvements of its electrical networks. The contract is for three years with potential extension for a further two years and is estimated to be worth in excess of GBP 1 million. It will involve […]

  • 14 March 2012

        In the last few days, the Board of Directors of DONG Energy has uncovered circumstances that have led to a unanimous Board having lost confidence in Anders Eldrup. Fritz Schur, Chairman of DONG Energy’s Board of Directors, states:  ”The decision for Anders Eldrup to step down has nothing to do with the examination […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Engineering students have chosen ACCIONA  as the fifth best company to work for in Spain, according to a report made by a firm of consultants, Universum.  More than 6,206 engineering and IT students from 32 Spanish universities took part in the study, which was carried out from November 2011 to April 2012. The results of the […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The number of people working in the medium and large-scale sectors of the British onshore wind industry, and offshore wind, has risen by 8% in just over twelve months to more than 15,400 direct, full-time jobs, according to the trade association RenewableUK. This means the number of people directly employed in these key parts of […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    A group of three companies have secured an important project supporting the development of Taiwan’s offshore wind sector. BMT Asia Pacific (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, IT Power and Ramboll will work together to provide consulting services to Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), and devise a set of localised, best practice guidelines […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Con4Mare will provide marine warranty survey services for RWE’s Nordsee One offshore wind farm. Nordsee One consists of 54 turbines with a capacity of 6.15 MW each. It will be built 40 kilometres north of the island Juist off Germany’s coast. In-water construction at the project site is anticipated to begin in 2016. The project is expected […]

  • 22 January 2014

    A major new report has found record numbers of people are now employed in the renewable energy sector in Scotland. Scottish Renewables commissioned independent researchers to survey more than 540 companies in what is the most comprehensive study to date. The findings suggest 11,695 people are currently in full-time employment, an increase of 5% from […]

  • 3 March 2020

    The Navingo Career Event takes place on Thursday the 28th of May at the RDM Rotterdam – Onderzeebootloods. Employers will be meeting jobseekers once again to discuss vacancies and career opportunities. Visitors will get a chance to talk to companies such as TenneT, Feadship and Boskalis, and are able to find a job quickly. Moreover, […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    ESI Group, a provider of Virtual Prototyping software and services for manufacturing industries, has announced the signing of a strategic partnership agreement with EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF EN). The partnership is in place for the next five years and will focus on innovative product development for the renewable energies market, leveraging ESI’s Virtual Prototyping technologies and […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

    The UK Government statistics for 2016 have shown that the number of people employed in Scotland’s offshore wind sector increased by 300% and equaled 2,000 employees.

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    MHI Vestas has announced 70 new jobs created in the Solent Region as the company is increasing production staff at its blade production facility on the Isle of Wight. Economic impact of MHI Vestas’ Blade Production facility in the last 12 months has been £135 million of economic output to the UK economy, supporting over 380 direct and […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Unemployment is plaguing Europe, Anni Podimata, Vice President of the European Parliament told delegates attending EWEA’s 2013 Annual Event in Vienna, adding that youth unemployment has reached “unprecedented levels.” But despite the jobs crisis, one sector – wind power – still needs to hire more than 5,000 workers per year in order to fill a […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

    International recruitment company Atlas Professionals has won a tender to produce an in-depth report for the Topsector Energy about employment opportunities in the Dutch offshore wind industry. 

  • 25 May 2017

    More than 9.8 million people were employed in the renewable energy sector in 2016, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    On January 21, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) launched a pioneering new report on employment in the renewable energy sector, Renewable Energy and Jobs. The first global study of its kind, it features new data on employment within the sector, as well as recommendations for policy makers. In 2012, employment in renewable energy worldwide […]

  • 2 March 2011
    Training & Education

    Rick Eggleston, Managing Director of REpower UK discusses the considerable employment opportunities provided by the burgeoning Offshore wind… By Rick Eggleston  (industrytoday) [mappress]   Source: industrytoday, March 02, 2011  

  • 4 March 2020
    Jobs & Recruitment

    The UK offshore wind industry has pledged to employ at least 3,000 apprentices between now and the end of the decade, the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) said. They will work in a wide variety of jobs from turbine technicians and maintenance engineers to roles in management and finance, OWIC said. The sector also aims […]

  • 15 November 2012

    Australian wave and tidal energy developer, BioPower Systems, has completed the designs for its bioWAVE Pilot Demonstration Project off the coast of Victoria and will begin contracting for the project over the next few months. Local businesses and people will be contracted as much as possible, Tim Finnigan from BioPower Systems is cited by the ABC […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Training & Education

    More than 7.7 million people worldwide are now employed by the renewable energy industry, according to a new report released today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). This is an 18 per cent increase from last year’s figure of 6.5 million. The report, Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2015, also provides a […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) has welcomed the decision by Marine Scotland to grant consent to the £3bn Beatrice offshore wind farm project, situated in the Outer Moray Firth. The project consent marks a positive step forward for BOWL, and it will now assess how to progress Beatrice over the coming months, taking account of […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Training & Education

    EUREC’s Wind Specialization Class of 2013 has released an open letter to the European Offshore Wind Industry. In their letter they wrote: The offshore wind industry has the wind behind its sails! Since 2001 with the commissioning of the first “utility-scale” offshore wind farm in Denmark to EWEA’s 2011-2020 projected offshore wind growth trends, the […]

  • 29 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Gardline Marine Sciences, a marine survey company which employs about 2,000 people worldwide, has been recruiting about 20 new people every month for the past 18 months. The Norwich Evening News site quotes head of the renewables group at Gardline Marine Sciences, John Morse, as saying that in July the company had 43 new employees […]

  • 2 May 2012

    “I was born and studied in Bremerhaven, but when I left in 1996, there were no career opportunities there”, says Ronny Meyer. BY the mid-1990s, the shipping and fishing industries that had traditionally dominated north-west Germany, where Bremerhaven is situated were dying, and there was felt to be no future. “The unemployment rate was very […]