Why attracting new talent to the renewable energy industry matters now

By Stevie Leeks With a global pandemic in full swing, climate change is no longer the main emergency hitting the news. As countries all over world have introduced social distancing and isolation restrictions to limit the spread of the virus, carbon emissions have dropped as non-essential sectors have ceased their usual activities and travel has … Read more

Stevie Leeks at Sheppey AD plant

COVID-19 Business Update from Privilege

In these unprecedented times and with the challenges that the government announcement on the 23rd March 2020 have given rise to for Privilege we are pleased to say we are still open for business.   We have designed our systems meticulously to enable us to relocate our from lovely refurbished offices in the Old School, … Read more

An update from Privilege Finance

At Privilege, the safety and well-being of our employees and our customers is always our priority, and we recognise the important role we play in providing a financial service to our customers especially during this critical time. We are actively monitoring the COVID-19/Coronavirus situation and taking steps to help keep our communities safe. As yet, … Read more

Net zero in farming – is it achievable?

Last month, climate was a key focus at the NFU Conference 2020, which included a session on ‘Climate change, the challenge of our time’. At the session, the NFU launched the ‘Net zero: Farm status indicator’, a new carbon footprinting tool, which offers a practical guide for reducing greenhouse gas emissions on farms. The NFU … Read more

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Our 2020 vision

Last year ended on a high, with the launch of our Energy from Waste manifesto setting out our vision for how energy from waste can contribute to our collective response to the climate emergency. As a business we’ve now stepped into the new decade ready to embrace the changes we’ll need to make to be … Read more

Last chance to apply for Energy from Waste Innovation Fund

The Energy from Waste Innovation Fund, an award open to undergraduate and postgraduate students whose dissertation focuses on energy from waste, renewable energy technology or engineering, will close for applications on Friday 28 February. Chris Winward, commercial director at Privilege Finance who launched the award, explains that the fund is about attracting new talent into … Read more

People changes for Privilege Finance as business expands

Renewable energy funding provider, Privilege Finance, announces team changes for 2020. As a result of sustained business growth and ambitious targets for 2020 and beyond, Privilege has altered the structure of the business to support the future development of the organisation. As planned, Phil Gerrard has stepped down from his five-year appointment as Chief Executive … Read more

Election brings certainty: But what next for renewable energy?

The Conservative’s election win has brought an increased level of certainty in that the UK is now expected to leave the EU by 31 January 2020. But what does this mean for the future of renewable energy in the UK? Chris Winward, commercial director at specialist energy from waste funder Privilege Finance, highlights that there … Read more

Chris Winward

Come and visit us on stand F20!

We’re delighted to be exhibiting at the UK AD & World Biogas Expo 2020. 1st – 2nd July, NEC Birmingham, UK. Register your interest at http://www.biogastradeshow.com/register-your-interest and visit us at stand F20! As the largest international trade show dedicated solely to AD and biogas, UK AD and World Biogas Expo 2020 offers a unique combination … Read more

Innovation on the Isle of Sheppey

A new anaerobic digestion (AD) plant in Kent, which converts food and agricultural waste from the county into biogas and electricity, has been connected to the national grid. Malcolm McAllister from developer Farm Renewables Ltd, explains that the plant on the Isle of Sheppey will be producing 500 cubic metres per hour of biomethane for … Read more

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Why attracting new talent to the renewable energy industry matters now

With a global pandemic in full swing, climate change is no longer the main emergency hitting the news. However, graduates entering the renewable energy sector this year will be entering at an exciting and crucial time.

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Come and visit us on stand F20!

We’re delighted to be exhibiting at the UK AD & World Biogas Expo 2020. 1st – 2nd July, NEC Birmingham, UK.

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