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Research Report: Landscape review of skills needed for an emerging hydrogen-based economy (Research report: Landscape review of skills needed for an emerging hydrogen based economy | EI – Publishing (energyinst.org)), (Energy Institute, 1st edition, May 2023, ISBN 9781787253766) presents the findings of a study undertaken on behalf of the Energy Institute (EI) using IDRIC Wave 1 co-funding with an aim to analyse the skills landscape and needs for transitioning to a hydrogen economy. It covers a wide range of roles, including engineering, data science, fabrication, management, and technical roles, within the hydrogen value chain. The report highlights challenges related to skills transfer, upskilling, and new skill requirements. The review also discusses the need to attract new entrants and address the ageing workforce in the industry. It concludes with recommendations for further research and development.
This project was funded by IDRIC (under EPSRC award number: EP/V027050/1). The views and opinions expressed are those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of IDRIC. Neither IDRIC nor EPSRC can be held responsible for them.