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Getting into green energy

Innovative and exciting, the green energy sector has lots of opportunities and many different career paths. And with the Government’s newly launched £2bn Green Homes (external website) grant scheme, around 100,000 green jobs are expected to be created.

From project manager, technology jobs and subsea divers to environmental consultants, data analysts and policy advisors, the green energy career path you take will depend on your interests, experience and qualifications.

Find out more about the vast array of careers available, together with information on latest jobs.

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  • The launch of the Green Homes Grant forms part of a wider plan to upgrade the nation’s buildings expected to support an additional 120,000 jobs.
  • £1bn of funding will be used to boost the energy efficiency of public buildings, including schools and hospitals.
  • New measures will be introduced to ensure nearly three million privately rented homes are upgraded to modern energy efficiency standards by 2028.
  • £50m will be spent to improve the energy efficiency of social housing, all of which will create and sustain even more job opportunities in the green energy sector.