There are 30 companies in the borough providing energy, water supply, water treatment services plus waste collection and disposal activities. The sector employs more than 750 people (1.1% of the total jobs in Reigate & Banstead).
The sector covers specific areas such as:
- Supply of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
- Water collection, treatment and supply
- Waste treatment and disposal activities
- Remediation activities and other waste management services
This is a sector that suits people from a range of backgrounds with a wide range of different skills. There are lots of opportunities to develop your skills with on-the-job training and apprenticeships.
This is also a sector seeing massive changes as pressure increases for greener fuels and different technologies with a focus on renewables. Renewable energy careers are vital to a sustainable future. From wind turbines to solar panels, tidal barrages to biofuels and clean and renewable energy sources.