Energy use has grown rapidly over the last two hundred years. With more and more countries modernising it has never been more urgent to find and switch to sustainable forms of energy production. Careers in this sector are likely to grow substantially over the next decade as we close in on deadlines created by climate treaties. In this project, designed with British Solar Renewables, you will consider the location, the technology, the construction and maintenance of the site and other technologies British Solar Renewables are investigating to improve the way we use energy for a more sustainable world.

Job Market Data
0.7% of jobs required in 2024 will be in Energy and Renewables
1.75% of people aged 17-18 want to work in the sector according to a report from 2021
For more information on the job market have a look at the complete ONS data

Driving Question: How do solar farms get developed and built?

Project Guide: ENERGY AND RENEWABLE sector: Project Guide Slides

Immersion Event: Visit a renewable energy site

Part 1: A deeper look into Energy and Renewables Sector and the roles available
TASK: Create a report on the jobs available in the sector

Part 2a: The Technology
TASK: Create a short ‘How it Works’ TV show

Part 2b: The Location
TASK: Find and apply for a construction location

Part 2c: Construction and Maintenance
TASK: Make a model of the Solar Farm

Part 3a: Other Technologies
TASK: Design an infographic on key research areas

Part 4: Presentation
TASK: Present your findings

Final Evaluation

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