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  • Cumbria Action for Sustainability (CAfS)

    Retrofitting Buildings for Energy Efficiency

    Cumbria Action for Sustainability (CAfS)

    To provide a detailed knowledge of the refurbishment and improvement of existing buildings to make them more sustainable; reducing energy consumption and improving energy efficiency

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  • Daikin Airconditioning UK

    R32 - Today's refrigerant

    Daikin Airconditioning UK

    This seminar will provide an overview of the background to R32; examine the case for R32; discuss the handling and use of R32

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  • Esanda

    Introduction of Oil and Gas Exploration and Production ITOGEP

    Esanda

    The course provides a comprehensive overview of the oil and gas exploration and production industry from an historical; current and future perspective for both non-technical and... Read more

  • Esanda

    Fundamentals of Oil and Gas Exploration and Production FOGEP

    Esanda

    The course provides a comprehensive overview of the oil and gas exploration and production industry from an historical; current and future perspective for both non-technical and... Read more

  • Esanda

    Upstream Oil and Gas Facilities Fundamentals

    Esanda

    This course provides a comprehensive overview of the upstream oil and gas facilities associated with onshore; offshore; shallow to ultra-deep water depths; FPSO and subsea developments... Read more

  • Esanda

    Fundamentals of Reservoir Engineering

    Esanda

    The course begins with an overview of fluid properties and their behaviour under changing conditions; this is followed by an overview of material balance calculations which rely on PVT... Read more

  • Esanda

    Practical Techniques of Geological Modelling

    Esanda

    The course shows the sequence of processes that lead to the construction of 3D reservoir geological models from the definition of the 3D geometrical model to the petro physical... Read more

  • 3M

    Hearing Conservation

    3M

    Hearing Conservation e-learning is a flexible; interactive online series of 4 modules aimed at demystifying noise; helping organisations understand the legislation; and providing... Read more

  • International Workplace

    Safeguarding for schools and colleges

    International Workplace

    An elearning course outlining the principles of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in a school and college setting.

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  • Mitsubishi Electric

    Guide To The Future Of Air Conditioning - Hybrid Technologies

    Mitsubishi Electric

    A new ‘best practice’ approach has been pioneered to meet the demands of new legislation. This guide reviews the changing air conditioning industry that is promoting... Read more

  • Mitsubishi Electric

    Energy Related Products Directive (Erp)

    Mitsubishi Electric

    The ErP Directive relating to heating (space and hot water) equipment comes into force from 26th September 2015. From this point on it will be illegal to manufacture or import into the... Read more

  • Mitsubishi Electric

    Guide To Chillers Technology

    Mitsubishi Electric

    The CPD seminar and technical guide looks at the key challenges for commercial buildings; the functions of chillers and how they work; why now is the time to think about chillers and... Read more

More information about Energy

The energy sector is a highly innovative and expansive industry with a sustained focus for alternative power sources, renewable energy solutions and the balance between growing energy demands with local global environment challenges. The UK energy sector employs over 680,000 in a varied array of professions, from oil & gas engineers to nuclear scientists. EU Skills Research states the UK will need to employ another 200,000 people by 2023 to keep up with industry growth and demand.

Over the last 10 years, the UK has made a transition from being a net exporter of energy to having more than 25% of UK energy now imported. The main energy sources for the UK are approximated as Natural Gas & Oil (41%), Coal (31%), Nuclear (18%), Renewables (9%) and other (1%).

Renewable Energy Sector

Renewable energy uses the natural environment to make electricity. Renewable energies include include wind, wave, hydro, biomass and solar power. Renewable energy technologies produce approximately 9% of the UK’s electricity, and EU targets mean that this is likely to increase to 30% by 2020. Renewable energy will become a critical player in the strategy to reduce carbon emissions.

Nuclear Energy Sector

Currently, approximately 18% of UK electricity is provided by nuclear power from the use of 19 reactors across 10 locations. By 2025, the UK is expected to be supplied with around 25% of its energy from nuclear power. In June 2011, eight sites across Britain were chosen as locations for new nuclear stations.

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