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  • 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

  • SPX Cooling Technologies

    Cooling Tower Water Quality

    SPX Cooling Technologies

    This seminar explains the importance of water quality for cooling tower operations and covers inter alia water types; environmental issues; corrosion; biological growth and... Read more

  • SPX Cooling Technologies

    Specification Myths

    SPX Cooling Technologies

    This seminar will dispel common myths seen in cooling tower specifications and addresses Design Engineers in the HVAC industry.

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  • SPX Cooling Technologies

    Counterflow vs Crossflow Myths

    SPX Cooling Technologies

    This seminar review major features applicable to counterflow and crossflow designs and dispels the myths that surround these design considerations..

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  • SPX Cooling Technologies

    Counterflow vs Crossflow

    SPX Cooling Technologies

    This seminar explains the differences between crossflow and counterflow products that are currently available and provides information on Fluid Coolers.

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  • SPX Cooling Technologies

    Cooling Tower Fundamentals

    SPX Cooling Technologies

    This seminar identifies the primary and peripheral considerations pertinent to the cooling tower industry based on practical experience. This will enable the implementation of water... Read more

  • SPX Cooling Technologies

    Sound Performance & Measurement

    SPX Cooling Technologies

    This seminar covers strategies that will reduce levels of sound created by a cooling tower.

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  • SPX Cooling Technologies

    Cooling Tower Siting

    SPX Cooling Technologies

    This seminar reviews the factors that affect the siting and installation of Cooling Towers and includes recirculation and interference; air restrictions; installation on steelwork or... Read more

  • GeoSmart Information

    Understanding Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS)

    GeoSmart Information

    This session introduces the principles of sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) including what they are; how they work and why they are needed. It also provides an overview of the... 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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