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  • 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 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

  • Durapipe UK

    Specialist & Reliable Plastic Pipework Systems within Industrial Applications

    Durapipe UK

    This seminar provides a general overview of pressure plastic pipework systems in comparison to traditional materials and the benefits they can offer within various industrial... Read more

  • SEL Environmental

    New Methodology For Migrating Gas Protection From Landfill & Brownfield Sites

    SEL Environmental

    Seminar covers current legislation; discusses the problem of gas migration and the existing solutions available and explains a new innovative solution to development on or around... Read more

  • Certsure LLP

    Fire Detection & Fire Alarm Systems: Commissioning

    Certsure LLP

    This module provides an understanding of the commissioning process of fire detection and fire alarms systems to BS 5839 1:2013. And be able to commission installations for non domestic... Read more

  • ABB

    Transformer Applications & Eco Directive Cast Resin & Oil Distribution Transformers

    ABB

    The aim of this presentation is to provide the modern engineers with sufficient knowledge for them to be aware of the basics and essentials of transformer applications especially in... 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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