Industry must ‘level up’ 12,000 people a year to meet Net Zero targets

A new report by the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Green Jobs Task Force has revealed the extent of ‘levelling up’ required to meet the UK’s Net Zero Carbon target by 2050. The ECA broadly supports the measures outlined in the report to increase investment in renewable energy, electricity networks, smart technologies and retrofitting […]

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Shortlist for ECA Industry Awards announced

A shortlist of 32 leading businesses from across the electrotechnical and engineering services sector have been chosen for this year’s prestigious ECA Industry Awards. This year’s award winners were drawn from a highly competitive pool of entries. The successful organisations have been recognised for their exceptional performance and achievements in the last two years, with […]

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ECA questions government’s hydrogen strategy

The UK Hydrogen Strategy reveals that until 2030, hydrogen home heating will play only a marginal role in reducing carbon emissions. While initial publicity for the new Strategy has stated that 3 million homes will use hydrogen energy by 2030, further analysis of the Strategy suggests that less than 70,000 homes would be able to run […]

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ECA issues safety advice as COVID isolation relaxed in England

As of Monday 16 August, the government has removed the requirement to self-isolate for fully vaccinated adults or under-18s in England, if NHS notified of contact with a positive COVID-19 case. The change should greatly reduce the number of workers and others self-isolating as a result of NHS Test and Trace ‘pinging’, although notified individuals […]

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Tickets now on sale for 2020/21 ECA Industry Awards Dinner

Tickets are now available for the 2020/21 ECA Industry Awards Dinner, one of the top events on the industry calendar. Guests will enjoy an evening of entertainment including top TV personalities, a live band, a photo booth and more. The event, being held on Friday 22 October at the Hilton Bankside in London, will be […]

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