Close the Gap secured a grant from Big Lottery to develop WiRES, and deliver a year’s worth of intensive activity. WiRES created a programme of networking events, hearing inspiring renewable energy leaders in the Scottish Parliament, Glasgow Science Centre, and a host of local spaces around Scotland. It held technical skills events at renewable energy sites at Whitelee Windfarm, […]
This paper will explore in further detail the extent to which stakeholders,
employers and organisations have considered the underrepresentation
of women in the renewable energy sector as a barrier to growth. In doing
so it will consider skills and investment policies for the sector and
whether the strategies for the development of the sector pay sufficient
attention to addressing the gendered barriers to meeting the demand
for skilled labour.