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10 July 2021
Prime Minister opens Bulb headquarters in London
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Prime Minister opens Bulb HQ in London

As more companies globally become interested in Green Energy, UK leader in the sector, Bulb, has welcomed Prime Minister Boris Johnson to open the London HQ. The visit comes as the company prepares to launch a new internship scheme for young people interested in green tech.

Green energy company, Bulb, has welcomed the Prime Minister Boris Johnson to the opening of its new central London HQ office. The space is designed for learning and collaboration, where employees can get together while also balancing hybrid work.

Staying true to technology and innovation, the workspace uses locally sourced, recycled, sustainable materials throughout.

Bulb’s Tech Zero Taskforce

The Prime Minister welcomed the news that the Tech Zero taskforce, led by Bulb, has become an official partner organisation to the UN Race to Zero. The taskforce allows the UK’s most exciting tech companies to join forces, backed by Tech Nation. The taskforce is aiming to encourage 1,000 tech companies to sign up to net zero commitments by COP26.

After it sparked global interest, Tech Zero today launches globally, encouraging companies worldwide to build a climate action plan and offering resources from the UK’s leading tech companies to help. The taskforce potential to be the world’s biggest group of tech companies committed to climate action.

Co-founder and CEO of Bulb, Hayden Wood, said, “We’re building a new type of big energy company, creating highly skilled green jobs, and helping people lower their bills and their carbon emissions. Today, we’re delighted to announce we’re expanding the Tech Zero taskforce globally. We’ll be using the resources and toolkit we’ve developed in the UK to help companies around the world create their climate action plans and join the Race to Zero before COP26.”

Intergenerational innovation

Aside from global advancements, The Tech Zero taskforce is creating an impact locally. Young people now have the opportunity to development the skills associated with a career in green tech as part of the Tech Zero internship. Interns will spend time at the UK’s most exciting tech companies, working on net zero and sustainability projects.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson, said, “Bulb are leading the way in the renewables revolution. Not only are they creating hundreds of green highly skilled jobs, they’re also spearheading the industry-wide Tech Zero Taskforce and championing the next generation of green tech experts through their new internship programme.”