Almost 35% of renewable sector professionals ‘received pay rise in 2020’

A further 67% of renewables professionals are optimistic of a pay increase in 2021, according to a new report

Pandemic pushes ‘600,000 more energy customers into debt’

The average amount owed by those who haven’t come to a repayment arrangement with their supplier stands at £760 for electricity and £605 for gas

‘Climate action cannot wait until after the pandemic has ended – it needs to happen now’

That was the suggestion from Tim Gould, who who spoke earlier this week as part of Energy Live Xpo 2020, the theme of which is ‘Rethinking Energy’

EU starts bioethanol surveillance to prevent imports surge

The European bioethanol industry has provided evidence that a further increase in imports would cause economic damage to the sector

‘The spirit shown by the energy sector in helping to tackle coronavirus is the same that will see us deliver net zero’

That was the suggestion from Ofgem CEO Jonathan Brearley, who spoke yesterday as part of Energy Live Xpo 2020, the theme of which is ‘Rethinking Energy’

ExxonMobil to cut 1,900 US jobs as pandemic ‘makes the need for reorganisation urgent’

The layoffs will affect employees at the oil giant’s management offices in Houston, Texas

Scottish SMEs offered £4m cashback for energy efficiency and renewable heating

SMEs will be able to apply for a 75% cashback grant up to £10,000 for renewable heat measures and a 30% cashback grant for energy efficiency measures up to £10,000

Rockefeller Foundation commits $1bn for green recovery from COVID-19

The funding will be used to scale distributed renewable energy across developing countries

Helping you through uncertain times

The world of energy has changed radically since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier this week the Prime Minister announced a three-tier Covid alert system, which could affect many businesses once again.

Guest Blog: Michael Prager – New Normal isn’t coming – it’s here, now

Work from Home (WFH hereafter) isn’t a response to Covid, it’s now a mainstream part of how we will live our lives.