Sustainability and achieving Net-Zero by 2030 with SSE - Green Skills Week 2021
Aims and Objectives
session, you will explore the theme of sustainability. Using a range of
case studies and examples, this session will focus on the all-encompassing idea
of sustainability in relation to city planning. We will delve into what
SSE are doing to be a leading energy company in a net-zero world (as well as
the UK governments 2050 net-zero pledge) and will then extend this knowledge to
think about what is needed to build a sustainable city. You will be required to think
about sustainability in terms of energy, transport, city planning and food
1. You will be able to define
what sustainability is and how it relates to your own life.
2. Understand what energy companies
like SSE are doing to help achieve the successful development, efficient
operation, and responsible ownership of energy infrastructure.
3. Apply your knowledge of
sustainability to help think about developing a city of the future.
GCSE: Physics- renewable and non-renewable energy sources used on earth,
changes in how these are used.
GCSE: People and environment: processes and interactions
GCSE: Human Geography: Process and change
Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:
Career Development Workshop
Understanding more about the sector
Understanding how a business operates
Great For Students Who Are:
Interested in learning industry basics
Able to learn quickly
Capable with numbers
Willing to learn
Keen to try new things
Interested in analysing information
Interested in problem solving
Interested in reading
Below are a number of questions which you will need to answer to apply for this opportunity.
How do you think the Energy Sector can help towards achieving net-zero?