Tag: Jobs

We’re All In This Together – We Need To Act Together

Credit to Author: George Harvey| Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 17:45:42 +0000

While we are trying to find the recipients for the trillions of dollars aimed at reviving an economy bashed by Covid-19, and trying especially hard to make sure that none of it goes to the undeserving, we might consider a way to use that money to go way beyond stimulating the economy to saving the world

Analysts Say 594,300 Jobs in Clean Energy Lost to Pandemic

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 13 May 2020 18:32:25 +0000

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Four groups analyzing data from the U.S. Dept. of Labor said more than half-a-million jobs in the clean energy sector were lost in March and April due to shutdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The losses, representing about 18% of the industry’s total workforce, were detailed in a report released May 13. The groups said […]

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Siemens Group Reopens Plants; GE Closing U.S. Factory

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 18:22:50 +0000

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Global wind turbine manufacturers Siemens Gamesa and Vestas have restarted work in their facilities in Spain, after that country eased some of the restrictions in place as part of the lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The move comes at the same time that General Electric announced it would close a subsidiary’s wind turbine manufacturing […]

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Siemens CEO: No Job Cuts Due to Coronavirus

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sun, 12 Apr 2020 18:03:37 +0000

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Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser told a German newspaper the company will not reduce its workforce despite the economic downturn due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. Kaeser, in an interview published April 11, said the company would likely continue having some employees work fewer hours at some of its facilities in Germany, and could extend that […]

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Why Do People Choose Careers in Engineering? [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 09:44:16 +0000

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Do you want to solve important problems, contribute to society, and help people? Well, then, you may want to become an engineer. At least that’s why some successful engineers have said they entered and persist in the occupation, according to a recent study published by DiscoverE, an engineering outreach organization based in Alexandria, Virginia. The […]

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SWS: Fewer Filipinos unemployed in Q4 2019

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 04 Feb 2020 08:00:58 +0000

FEWER Filipinos were unemployed in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to the latest survey from the Social Weather Stations (SWS) released on Tuesday. The poll from December 13 to 16 among 1,200 respondents nationwide showed the unemployment rate at 17.5 percent, which translates to 7.9 million jobless adult Filipinos. This is four percentage points […]

Recruiting the New Power Workforce [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2019 14:54:10 +0000

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It’s a time of great transition in the power industry. Not only are generation resources changing, but so are the work skills needed to operate and maintain those resources. Meanwhile, a large number of workers are reaching retirement age, leaving open positions that had long been filled by highly experienced staff. And the talent pool […]

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GE Will Close Georgia Plant; 200 Jobs at Stake

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2019 16:54:16 +0000

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GE Renewable Energy has confirmed the company will close its GE Grid Solutions manufacturing plant in Waynesboro, Georgia, with the 200 workers at the facility offered the chance to relocate to a similar site in Charleroi, Pennsylvania, or apply for other jobs within the company. The plant is expected to close by year-end 2020. The […]

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