Skills for Net Zero
13 October 2021
The future global market for low carbon technologies will be worth billions in decades to come. How soon this opportunity can be realised and what sectors may benefit hinges on the ability to channel new skilled employees into industry positions.
The demand for certain products and services in the energy sector to deliver Net Zero by 2050 will be significant, and this will be beyond any transformative change we have seen in generations. This is already placing huge pressures on the need for certain skills within our sector.
The UK Government have set a target for 2 million UK green jobs by 2030 and the 10 point plan has set out the foundations for a new Green Industrial Revolution1, to ‘pioneer new British Industry’ and ‘reinvigorate our industrial heartlands’.