The UK’s focus on decarbonisation and clean energy looks set to unlock 625,000 jobs, equivalent to 90% of jobs lost to the coronavirus pandemic, according to new research. The European Climate Foundation commissioned research from Ernst & Young (EY) into the global pipeline for renewable projects. The new research, published today (7 July), found that 13,000 clean energy projects look set to be built globally, amounting to more than $2trn in investment opportunities. The projects loos set to create one Terawatt of additional renewable generation capacity. The research, which examines projects across 47 countries, notes that up to 10 million jobs could be created through these projects.
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Around 625,000 jobs could be created if UK’s existing clean energy project pipeline is realised, according to new analysis from EY. Up to 90 per cent of pandemic job losses could be offset by new jobs in the UK’s clean energy sector, if the government acts now to ensure the country’s vast clean energy project pipeline is realised.
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Cash boost for British offshore wind manufacturing will unleash more than 1,000 new jobs across the Humber and North-East, with over £180 million of private sector investment. More than 1,000 jobs will be created and safeguarded across the North-East of England and the Humber in a UK offshore wind production boom thanks to more than £180 million of private investment, Business & Energy Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng announced today (Wednesday, 7 July).
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