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The rail sector is at a critical juncture in its history. Yes, in the short term rail watchers will be eagerly awaiting the results of the ongoing review into the HS2 project, but I believe the longer-term health of our industry will hinge on plugging a potential skills shortage. Coming down the line is the need for the rail industry to deliver over £100bn worth of work over the next decade; but in order to [...]
It is great to see the energy regulator Ofgem taking action against suppliers who haven’t paid their industry bills for renewables generators – which could result in their licence being revoked. We can’t have a situation where irresponsible energy companies don’t pay their bills which ultimately have to be covered by consumers. Stronger action on defaulting suppliers is therefore welcome. But more urgently needed are measures to prevent customers having to cover the cost of [...]
SSE graduate Alex Angelopoulos is making headlines after a social enterprise project he co-founded was picked to receive $10,000 grant from the prestigious MIT Research University. Alex’s Elpis Solar initiative provides solar-powered phone charging stations for refugee camps, here the former Edinburgh University student tells the story of his incredible project. Read More: https://sse.com/newsandviews/allarticles/2019/10/sse-graduate-is-empowering-refugees-through-renewables/
With world leaders meeting at the UN climate summit today, we’re at a turning point in the bid to tackle climate change. It’s no longer dismissed as a subject the preserve of elite scientists or “eco warriors” but now acknowledged as one of the biggest global threats by the majority of people in the UK. Indeed, recent polls have shown its one of our biggest worries; You Gov found it is the third most pressing [...]
In 2016, GARY PICKERING won the UK’s leading individual sales award. On the evening of 9 March, 2016, at a glittering ceremony at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel, Gary Pickering won the biggest accolade of his career – and the most prestigious award in UK sales. The 44-year-old sales director for energy company SSE (pictured above with his award) was named Sales Director of the Year at the British Excellence in Sales Management Awards (BESMA). In [...]