Three things to know about a career in renewables finance

Renewables finance is going to be even more essential to fund a green recovery and transition to a system where only green energy is used to power homes and businesses. There are already increasing opportunities for the next generation of professionals with an interest in renewable energy and understanding of finance to begin a rewarding … Read more

Carbon budget needs investment in technology

Privilege Finance has responded to the Government’s sixth carbon budget, which commits to cutting emissions by 78% by 2035. “We are wholeheartedly supportive of the Government’s world-leading ambitions to reduce carbon emissions to this level,” says Chris Winward, Director at Privilege Finance. “However, as a UK-based financer focused on climate change reduction, we have invested … Read more

Careers that will change the climate

There are numerous careers which will impact on the global climate in the coming years. As countries look to address climate change while emerging from the coronavirus pandemic, the green recovery will bring opportunities for people no matter their skillset, background or training. Technology and engineering Technology is going to play an important role in … Read more

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Student opportunity relaunched as Climate Change Thought Leadership Award

An industry award programme for students has been relaunched with a new focus on rewarding innovative approaches and research into climate change solutions. The Climate Change Thought Leadership Award run by Privilege Finance, specialist funder of climate change reduction projects, is now open to applications from undergraduate, masters, or PhD students at UK universities, until … Read more

Capturing Carbon in Anaerobic Digestion

By Chris Negus, Business Development Manager at Privilege Finance In anaerobic digestion (AD), waste materials such as food waste, can be processed to generate energy, enabling a circular system in which waste is diverted from landfill to power or heat homes, or be used in transport. Carbon capture and storage (CCS) and utilisation (CCU) technology … Read more

Flexible set-up keeps AD plant running through Covid-19 challenges

The decision to build an anaerobic digestion (AD) plant near Pontefract which can accept a wide range of feedstock types including packaged food waste, solid and liquid food waste, crops and agricultural waste, has paid off at Lanes Farm Energy. Feedstock flexibility has enabled the AD plant to continue functioning throughout its first year of … Read more

One million UK homes powered by green gas

One million houses are now being powered by green energy, as a result of anaerobic digestion (AD) projects funded by Privilege Finance specialists in climate change reduction financing. The projects generate a total of over 1.3 TerraWatts of energy per year, meaning each day they generate 3.5 GW, which translates to approximately 1 million homes … Read more

Recognition for student’s renewables research

A student from the University of Nottingham wins the inaugural Innovation Award for research into renewable energy from waste or related technologies. The winner of the award was Sarah Farthing from the University of Nottingham, whose research focused on understanding the feasibility of hydrothermal carbonisation as a treatment for anaerobic digestate. The award, run by … Read more

British Renewable Energy Awards

The British Renewable Energy Awards will take place on 26th January 2021! The British Renewable Energy Awards is the most prestigious event in the UK’s renewable energy industry calendar; recognising and celebrating the achievements of companies and individuals who have done something amazing in renewables or clean tech over the past year. Privilege Finance are … Read more

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Three things to know about a career in renewables finance

For those looking for a career renewables finance, consider the job roles available and what is needed to thrive in a sector which will make a difference.

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