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Transforming the Humber region: A green revolution


Transforming the Humber region: A green revolution

By Rebecca Shipley, Senior Recruitment Consultant, Emmerson Kitney

If you haven’t heard already, the Humber Region is at the forefront of the UK’s green revolution…and there’s a lot to be proud of!

Unprecedented Growth and Development

Thanks to significant investments in renewable energy projects we’re seeing the rise of new wind farms, solar parks, and cutting-edge research facilities, all contributing to a cleaner, greener future. These projects are not just about sustainability; they’re also about creating high-tech engineering opportunities and driving innovation.

Leading the Charge

At Emmerson Kitney, we’re not just spectators of this green revolution — we’re key players. Our mission is to connect talented professionals with ground breaking opportunities, and our deep partnerships with leading businesses in renewable energy and high-tech engineering put us right at the heart of the action.

Shaping the Future

Our role goes beyond just recruitment. We’re here to support our clients’ growth and our candidates’ career development. We understand the unique needs of the renewable energy and engineering sectors and provide tailored solutions to help businesses thrive. With our extensive network and industry expertise, we match top talent with innovative projects, ensuring the Humber region continues to lead in sustainability and technological advancement.

Join Us in Making a Difference

We invite you to join us on this exciting journey. Whether you’re a business looking to expand your team with skilled professionals or a candidate eager to make an impact in the renewable energy and high-tech engineering sectors, Emmerson Kitney is here to support you every step of the way.

Here’s a glimpse of the remarkable growth and investments in the Humber region:

  1. Investment in Renewable Energy:
    • Over £3 billion invested in offshore wind projects recently, positioning Humber as one of the world’s largest offshore wind hubs.
    • The Hornsea Project One, the world’s largest offshore wind farm, powers over one million homes with clean energy.
  2. Growth in High-Tech Engineering:
    • High-tech engineering and manufacturing investments in the region are projected to grow by 15% annually over the next five years.
    • The Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP) in Humber has attracted over 100 high-tech companies, creating thousands of skilled jobs.
  3. Economic Impact:
    • The renewable energy sector is expected to generate £7 billion for the local economy over the next decade.
    • Employment in the renewable energy sector has increased by 20% in the past two years, creating thousands of new jobs.
  4. Educational and Training Initiatives:
    • The region hosts leading educational institutions and training programs focused on renewable energy and engineering, contributing to a highly skilled workforce.
    • Over 5,000 students are currently enrolled in renewable energy and engineering programs in the Humber region.
  5. Environmental Impact:
    • The shift towards renewable energy in the Humber is set to reduce CO2 emissions by millions of tonnes annually, significantly contributing to the UK’s net-zero targets.

These stats highlight the Humber region’s pivotal role in the UK’s renewable energy and high-tech engineering landscape and emphasise Emmerson Kitney’s integral position within this dynamic sector.

For Emmerson Kitney clients, the Humber region offers a unique blend of opportunities in renewable energy and high-tech engineering. The region’s strategic importance, combined with a supportive ecosystem, skilled workforce, and government backing, makes it an ideal location for businesses looking to innovate and grow. Emmerson Kitney is here to help you navigate this landscape, connect with top talent, and capitalize on the exciting developments in this thriving region.

Let’s harness the power of innovation and sustainability together, creating a brighter, greener future for the Humber region and beyond. Let’s start a conversation today.


8 July 2024 Written By laurenemmersonkitney-co-uk