The Guardian | Queen’s property manager banks huge windfarm bonanza

Offshore seabed auction lands £4bn over 10 years for Treasury and Crown Estate prompting calls for green sovereign wealth fund The Queen and the Treasury are in line for a multibillion-pound bonanza from renewable energy, after a major auction of seabed plots for windfarms off the coasts of England and Wales attracted runaway bids. The crown […]

The Guardian |UK Electricity From Renewables Outpaces Gas And Coal Power

In 2020 wind turbines provided almost a quarter of electricity, and in EU renewable energy outperformed fossil fuels The UK’s renewable electricity outpaced its fossil fuel generation for the first time in 2020 and could remain the largest source of electricity in the future, according to an independent climate thinktank. The thinktank behind the report, […]

New Aviation Technology Can Boost Economy And Benefit Society

A new report from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and PwC shows significant potential benefits to the UK economy by using drones and electric aircraft. The benefits include: remote maintenance connecting people with mail, medicine and each other. Socio-economic study Analysis in the Future Flight Challenge, Socio-economic study (PDF 1.5MB) found that switching to these new technologies […]

BCC/Totaljobs: Increase in businesses attempting to recruit in Q4 despite November lockdown, while some sectors left behind

Results from the British Chambers of Commerce Quarterly Recruitment Outlook (QRO), in partnership with Totaljobs, found that while there was a modest improvement in the overall number of businesses attempting to recruit in Q4, sectoral disparities remain. Fieldwork for the survey was carried out between 2 and 26 November 2020, during the second lockdown. It […]

CWind Taiwan Teams Up with E&Y Electronics

CWind Taiwan has signed an exclusive cooperation agreement with E&Y Electronics, a Taiwanese power cable service provider specialised in cable testing and termination, to develop its cable maintenance services in the Taiwanese offshore wind market. The services under the cooperation agreement include low and high voltage inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) solutions, as well as […]

Taiwan News | Taiwan Values UK – Taiwan Relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (Jan. 19) expressed her administration’s interest in negotiating a trade pact with the U.K. “I very much look forward to Taiwan and the U.K. being able to commence dialogue on a free trade or bilateral investment agreement,” Tsai remarked. She met with the newly appointed […]

2020 Lockdown Fuels Explosive Growth In UK Edtech Sector

Lockdown measures and mandatory school closures in 2020 led to an explosive 71.5% growth of the UK’s education technology (edtech) sector, almost four times the previous year-on-year growth figure of 17.9%. The growth puts the value of the UK edtech market at almost £3.5bn – with edtech exports pre-crisis bringing in £170m to the economy, […]

London tech firms raise €8.6B VC investment in 2020: Report

There has never been a better time to invest in European tech, particularly the UK’s capital city – London. According to the latest research from Dealroom.co, and London & Partners, tech companies based out of London helped Europe reach record levels of tech VC funding in 2020.  More investment than any European city The data shows that […]