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UK gender equality

38% of UK energy sector still all-male at board level says...

The latest board statistics on the gender balance at the top of the UK energy industry shows progress in the number of women occupying board and executive board seats.
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Media coverage of women in clean energy doubled in 2019

A new report offers some encouraging news this Women's History Month: The percentage of clean energy news and opinion articles quoting women doubled in 2019 compared to 2018. Women were quoted in 42% of clean energy articles in 2019, up from 21% the year before.

Industry leader: Ujunwa Ojemeni

Exclusive leadership interview with Ujunwa Ojemeni, Founder & President, African Women in Energy Development Initiative.
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Consumers Energy awarded for supporting women in energy

Energetic Women, a programme of MEA has awarded US utility Consumers Energy with the 2019 Excellence in Women’s Development Award.
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UK energy chiefs call for renewed gender equality efforts

The chief executives of eight of the UK’s biggest energy companies are calling for further efforts to increase the number of women in the senior echelons of the industry.
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Icebox Derby to help Illinois girls turn refrigerators into solar race...

Comed has launched its sixth-annual Icebox Derby to encourage women to participate in the electric vehicles and renewable energy industries.
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New global programme to develop women’s careers in wind energy

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET) have partnered to launch the Women in Wind Global Leadership Programme, which aims to train and mentor women in the industry, and advance career options in the male-dominated sector.

Women are more aware of energy conservation issues, research finds

[img:Paul_4.jpg|Paul Shervill,
Vice President
& Sector
OPA]Toronto, ON, Canada --- (METERING.COM) --- April 25, 2008 – The Environics Research Group has released the results of a survey into energy conservation attitudes and actions in Ontario, Canada – and reveals that women are much more aware of the need for a change in behavior.

Women are the power behind the power switch

[img:Tim%20O%27Grady.thumbnail.gif|Tim O’Grady
Retail General Manager
EnergyAustralia]Sydney, Australia --- (METERING.COM) --- July 12, 2007 – Research by EnergyAustralia, a large electricity retailer, shows that women make the call on power, gas, telephones and other vital household services in two out of three households.

“Women wield real power when it comes to the necessities of life - like power,” EnergyAustralia’s Retail General Manager Tim O’Grady said.

Sharon Allan named president of Elster Integrated Solutions


Energy enabling women: the past, the present, the future

Conference: Metering, Billing, CRM/CIS Africa 2006
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Presenter: Jacky Scholz
Abstract: In this paper Scholz presents a historical and operational overview of of women in the utilities industry through her experience in this field. She focusses on topics such as the ECB in Kenya, its 2nd RED license, energy conferences, single buyer workshops, a brief history of women electricity, use of energy today, electricity vs. GDP, negative impact, the role of electricity today and its future with regard to women.

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