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6th Oct 2020
Boris pledges wind will be powering every UK home within a decade

Offshore wind farms will generate enough electricity to power every home in the UK within a decade, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged with thousands of jobs created in the process.

23rd Jan 2020
Renewable energy could create 40 million jobs by 2050

The global renewables industry could be providing more than 40 million jobs by 2050, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena). Renewable energy currently employs 11 million people around the world, according to Irena estimates.

27th Apr 2019
UK goes coal free over Easter weekend

The UK was powered without coal for three days in a row over the Easter weekend, marking the longest unbroken period without coal power stations generating since the Industrial Revolution.

8th Mar 2019
Jobs boost as UK offshore wind power expansion plans announced

Nearly 30% of the UK's electricity is planned to be generated by wind power by 2030, under a new deal announced by the government. The move will help the UK towards an aim of getting almost all of its power from low-carbon sources. The plan will see the offshore wind industry invest £250 million over the next 11 years. The government says it will create thousands of jobs.

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