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The Endless Possibilities of going Green

September 26, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

In 2012, Julia Brockbank began her career in the renewables industry as a Project Coordinator. Since then she has moved up in the ranks to become Site Manager for a number of Offshore Wind farms across the UK. Read More
Rare Renewables: Working on NEMO and Hornsea

September 23, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

A professional’s dream to work offshore can come from anywhere; from family holidays by the sea through to exploration, an interest in the environment or travel, science and innovation. “I studied Physical Geography at University College London, I always had a strong interest in volcanicity and seismology,” explains Senior Geophysicist George Mackintosh. “While I was studying, some fellow students and I organised a trip to Montserrat in the West Indies for our dissertations. Read More
Success in Stavanger! Atlas Professionals at ONS 2016

September 6, 2016 - Coraline Mulder

Last week, Atlas Professionals exhibited at the ONS exhibition and conference in Stavanger, Norway. The exhibition attracted over 65,000 people across the four days and was the second largest ONS ever. 1,241 exhibitors from 40 countries showcased their companies to visitors from all over the world. As Atlas’ first time exhibiting at ONS it was a great opportunity to introduce our company and our team in Stavanger. Read More
The Winds of Change: How recruiters are dealing with the energy transition

August 22, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

Recently, it was announced that oil and gas giant Shell would unveil their ‘New Energies’ division, initiating their first move into the renewables market. With their latest bid already on the table with Eneco and Van Oord, if successful, the oil and gas corporation is set to build its first two offshore wind farms in the Dutch Borssele Zone, ensuring a future for the company during the current economic situation. Read More
UK Wind Shines as Renewables Beat Coal in 2015

July 28, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

Around 12.5% of electricity generated in the UK in 2015 came from wind, according to the latest annual energy statistics issued today by the UK government. The contribution of offshore wind grew by 30% in 2015, while onshore wind grew by 23%. Total wind generation in 2015 increased by 26% compared to 2014.The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, which published the figures, said this was due to increases in capacity, load factors and higher wind speeds. Read More

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