SCOTTISHPOWER has revealed plans to create 152 “green jobs”, 135 of them in central and southern Scotland, hailing this as the “largest recruitment drive this century” by its SP Energy Networks business. Glasgow-based ScottishPower, owned by Iberdrola of Spain, said the “jobs will be at the forefront of the transformation of the electricity network…and vital to delivering net zero”. And, in spite of general reports of skills shortages in the UK economy, ScottishPower expressed confidence it would be able to fill the posts. It also declared it had been able to recruit people with the skills it needs throughout the pandemic.
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