Skills

How to achieve a just transition for fossil fuel workers

Poland produces more coal than any other country in the EU. For southern Polish towns like Libiąż, coal runs as…

COP27: International Labour Organization wants to see a just transition “actually implemented”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGfCSJ8NxhY Energy Monitor reporter Nour Ghantous (left) in conversation with the ILO's head of green jobs Moustapha Kamal Gueye at…

Expect a “seismic shift” on energy efficiency – Jessica Stromback, CEO of Joule Assets

Buildings are in the spotlight as the EU contemplates a long, hard winter on the back of an energy price…

French utility EDF centres innovation strategy on AI and blockchain

French utility EDF is one of the biggest energy R&D spenders in the world. It is best-known for France’s nuclear…

Investing in renewable energy projects can offset UK Covid-19 job losses

Job opportunities from a pipeline of ‘shovel-ready’ renewable energy projects could help replace 90% of the 700,000 jobs lost in…

Half a million new workers needed to meet global wind demand by 2025 – report

The wind industry will need to train over 480,000 people in the next five years, in line with Global Wind…

Hydrogen tests climate policymakers with its job potential

Renewable hydrogen is a central part of EU plans for a green post-Covid-19 recovery.  It is touted first and foremost…

Finance sector skills shortage puts ESG in focus

Assets are pouring into sustainable investment products. Companies are turning to their financiers to help them decarbonise. For financial institutions,…

Investment in skills is key to realising the clean energy transition

Workers are at the heart of the energy transition – employment in the energy sector will increase from 58 million…

Why a diverse workforce would benefit the clean energy transition

Diversity is not only about striving for equality. Research shows that companies benefit from a diverse range of opinions and…