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  • Esanda

    Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Petrophysics

    Esanda

    This course covers Matrix independent sourceless porosity; low resistivity/low-contrast fresh water reservoirs and carbonates. NMR completes the formation evaluation story for many... Read more

  • Red Engineering Design Ltd

    An Overview of the Correct Approach to CHP

    Red Engineering Design Ltd

    Using the experience of Red engineers in the industry this presentation offers a practical overview of how to make a CHP installation work successfully in all situations and to address... Read more

  • Prysmian Group

    Bend-Insensitive Multimode Fibres

    Prysmian Group

    Seminar describes the type of fibres available and pertinent standards. Includes guidance on trench-assisted bend-insensitive multimode fibres. Explains the advantages and how the... Read more

  • Prysmian Group

    10 Gigabit ~ Copper Structured Cabling

    Prysmian Group

    Seminar provides an overview of the classes & categories of a structured cabling system and explains the differences for 10 Gigabit systems. Covers the standards; screening... Read more

  • PPL Training Ltd

    Legionella Awareness for Small Hotels; Guest Houses and B&Bs

    PPL Training Ltd

    A 1 hour video-based e-learning programme designed to provide owners of small hotels and B&B's the knowledge on how to successfully protect their property from legionella and... Read more

  • MDT International Ltd

    Introduction to the Oil and Gas Industry

    MDT International Ltd

    This wide-ranging and practical overview covers each key phase of the exploration and production industry. It offers oil and gas professionals the opportunity to gain a technical... Read more

  • Mitsubishi Electric

    Guide to Metering & Monitoring for the Domestic RHI

    Mitsubishi Electric

    This seminar and technical guide looks at the domestic RHI compulsory and voluntary monitoring and the packages that are available.

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  • PPL Training Ltd

    Writing for Business

    PPL Training Ltd

    A 1 day training course to enhance business writing skills.

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  • Siemens Controlled Products

    Considerations for Low Voltage Motor Control

    Siemens Controlled Products

    Design criteria associated with a Low Voltage Motor Control Centre: these range from Network planning (IEC 60909) Type Testing (IEC 61439:2) integration of functional safety which... Read more

  • Siemens Low Voltage

    Network Planning: Discrimination and back up

    Siemens Low Voltage

    Seminar provides an overview of the principles to be considered when designing an electrical network to offer the maximum level of availability. The presentation covers discrimination,... Read more

  • Hempel A/S

    Anti-Corrosion and Fire Protection Coatings for Infrastructure Steelwork

    Hempel A/S

    Protecting Infrastructure Steelwork; Why Paint Structural Steelwork; Paint! How to and what to use; What are Paints? Introduction to paint and it’s benefits.

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  • PPL Training Ltd

    The Use of PPE and RPE Workshop

    PPL Training Ltd

    A half:day workshop to provide attendees with an introduction to the main legal and practical requirements of the use of Personal Protective Equipment and Respiratory Protective... 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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