15 Apr '11, 9am

Great news and in line with @BusinessGreen experience. Clean tech firms r optimistic, recruiting and growing fast

Over three quarters of UK clean tech companies are planning to recruit in the next 12 months, according to a major new survey that reveals burgeoning confidence across the country's clean tech sector. The report, commissioned by the Carbon Trust and undertaken by analyst firm The Cleantech Group , interviewed entrepreneurs and executives at over 300 British clean tech firms, revealing that 77 per cent are planning to recruit new staff and 37 per cent intend to expand into new export markets within the next two years. FURTHER READING Helius toasts £61m funding for whisky-fuelled power plant Point Carbon: UK carbon floor price to cut emissions 5.3 per cent In addition, 57 per cent said they were planning to raise fresh finance over the next 12 months. Benj Sykes, director of innovations at the Carbon Trust, said the report confirmed that clean tech entrepreneurs "are feeling...

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