By strengthening its renewable energy supply chain and plugging its skills gap, the UK can create jobs for many of those made redundant during the pandemic, say the European Climate Foundation and EY-Parthenon.
Building and maintaining wind turbines will create plenty of new jobs in the coming years, but the health and safety of employees must remain front and centre of all training, says the not-for-profit Global Wind Organisation.
The biggest job creation potential of green hydrogen is in road transport and heating, exactly those areas where its use remains most controversial.
Governments worldwide are accelerating the energy transition, but a lack of skilled workers risks creating bottlenecks in the roll-out of clean technology.
Diversity is not a zero-sum game. A more representative workforce will enable companies to better drive forward the clean energy transition and ensure it benefits all communities.