A UK renewables industry leader called for rival energy technologies across the energy sector to work more closely with each other and speak with one voice to maximise job and business opportunities. Forward thinking, innovation and collaboration of different technologies – offshore and onshore oil & gas, renewables and nuclear – to speak with one over-arching energy voice is already happening in eastern England – , setting an example to the often-polarised national industries, an audience of supply chain companies was told. Hugh McNeal, Chief Executive, Renewable UK, said the energy industry needed to represent itself as one sector containing different technologies. His audience included national leaders representing offshore oil & gas, nuclear, renewables and onshore oil & gas from all corners of the UK. He said: “In a post-Brexit world, we can’t afford to focus inwards and focus on the value of different technologies. “We have to focus on supporting you to grow all of your businesses,” he told supply chain companies at the biggest all-energy event in the east of England.
Scottish Energy News 10th March 2017 read more »