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20 Jan 2010 09:01:06

Low carbon energy revolution needs green skills

Low carbon energy revolution needs green skills
The UK workforce lacks the green skills necessary to take advantage of the wind power revolution, claims an energy-saving advisory group.

A spokesperson for the Renewable Energy Centre said that the £100 billion investment by the private sector would revitalise the construction sector only if the workforce has suitable skills in place.

She said: "The government has to make sure the UK is able to meet this demand otherwise jobs will inevitably go to those working in the UK from overseas.

"It is critical that as renewables become an integral part of the UK's energy supply that the country has the skills to drive the industry forward from manual construction work through to project management and board level."

The granting of nine major development licences for offshore wind farms by the Crown Estate this month is expected to create up to 70,000 jobs by 2020.



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