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How has Covid-19 affected the Renewables sector?
How has Covid-19 affected the Renewables sector?
As international efforts to tackle climate change increase, combined with a reduction in the demand for fossil fuels, it’s predicted the renewable energy sector will see huge growth in the coming years. In 2020, despite the pandemic, the sector...
15/01/21
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How is Covid-19 still affecting the technology recruitment sector?
How is Covid-19 still affecting the technology recruitment sector?
In September 2020 we sat down with Zain Hussain, Divisional Manager of the WRS Technology division in Singapore to get an insight into the impact of Covid-19 on the recruitment sector. Intrigued to see how things have changed since the...
11/01/21
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Celebrating Technology Division expansion in Singapore
Celebrating Technology Division expansion in Singapore
With demand for Technology roles across the region rising, WRS expand their Technology division with the addition of three new members.  We are thrilled to welcome Alex, Dexter and Leo to the team and were eager to find out a little more about...
Posted by: Sharon Dunleavy
14/12/20
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US solar power projects starting in 2021
US solar power projects starting in 2021
Since 2008, installations of solar power systems have grown by 35% to an estimated 62.5GW today. This is enough capacity to power the equivalent of 12 million average American homes. Currently, there are over 242,000 solar workers in the United Sta...
Posted by: Sean Jenkins
13/11/20
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Celebrating festivals and occasions during COVID-19 restrictions
Celebrating festivals and occasions during COVID-19 restrictions
Traditionally, it’s the time of year for planning and celebrating festivals such as Diwali, Hanukkah, Christmas and Thanksgiving, bringing friends and family together to enjoy the fesitivities. It is safe to assume that 2020’s celebration...
Posted by: Mark Burslem
12/11/20
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Renewable Energy Terminology - B
Renewable Energy Terminology - B
The renewables industry is a sector of the working world that has, buried within its core, a rich centre of initialisms, complex words, and phrases that are often unknown outside of the industry – to help you understand we’ve compiled a l...
Posted by: Chloe Jordan
11/11/20
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Renewable Energy Terminology - A
Renewable Energy Terminology - A
If you’ve ever wondered what the renewables industry is all about, then this blog should help. We have decoded some of the lingo and will share this knowledge with you in a series of blogs, starting with the letter ‘A’. Active pow...
Posted by: Sean Jenkins
06/11/20
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Where are the biggest solar power plants in the world?
Where are the biggest solar power plants in the world?
In the last five years solar energy capacity has increased globally by approximately 60%. But where are the largest solar power plants? WRS profiles some of the largest operational solar power plants in the world, based on installed capacity. Enel V...
Posted by: Chloe Jordan
06/11/20
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How companies are supporting employees during COVID-19
How companies are supporting employees during COVID-19
The Coronavirus pandemic has had a profound impact on mental health. As with the virus itself, this is a global health crisis that has swamped local health systems. Here in the UK, employees switched to working from home, altering work environments i...
Posted by: Emma Upton
16/10/20
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Renewable energy: how far has it come in the last 20 years?
Renewable energy: how far has it come in the last 20 years?
Renewable energy has progressed hugely over the last 20 years. During the 1990s, both wind and solar power were expensive and were not very efficient at producing energy. For example, in 1992 the highest efficiency rate for solar panels was just 16%...
Posted by: Chloe Jordan
16/10/20
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