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  • ACO Building Drainage

    Effective Grease Management Systems For Food Processing And Preparation Areas

    ACO Building Drainage

    Seminar discusses the performance and limitations of various grease management methods and how to effectively size and install a grease management system. Specification guidance and... Read more

  • ACO Building Drainage

    Hygienic Drainage For Food Processing Applications

    ACO Building Drainage

    Seminar outlines the regulatory requirements in respect to hygiene on commercial food processors and kitchen operators and explains the parlance or risk areas that are commonly used in... Read more

  • ACO Building Drainage

    Specify It Right! Materials For Corrosion Resistant & Hygienic Drainage Applications

    ACO Building Drainage

    The seminar provides an in-depth analysis of corrosion resistant and hygienic drainage. Reviews the properties and suitability of various metals including stainless steel alloys and... Read more

  • ACO Building Drainage

    Combined Floor & Drainage Systems For Hygienic Applications - Minimising Risks

    ACO Building Drainage

    Drainage elements create discontinuities in flooring systems which can lead to failures and cracks. As a consequence, areas are created where pathogens and bacteria form that cannot be... Read more

  • ACO Building Drainage

    Thin-Walled Stainless Steel Wastewater Pipe Systems

    ACO Building Drainage

    This seminar introduces thin-walled stainless steel pipe concepts as a viable alternative to cast iron installations and provides the specifier with key information to allow an... Read more

  • ACO Building Drainage

    The Construction Products Regulations Explained - The Good, Not So Good & Ugly

    ACO Building Drainage

    The construction products regulations (CPR) came into force on 1st July 2013 and although the construction industry is generally aware of the CPR, there are many specifiers and... Read more

  • BWT UK Limited

    Limescale Control

    BWT UK Limited

    Seminar explains water hardness and explores ways to control and reduce lime scale formation in hot water systems. Treatment options include physical conditioners and softeners. The... Read more

  • Carbon 2018 Ltd

    Legislation Briefing

    Carbon 2018 Ltd

    This one hour course covers key UK /EU legislation; epc, esos and the green deal.

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  • Carbon Trust

    Carbon Management Programme

    Carbon Trust

    Series of training events, seminars, and webinars and training courses tailored to suit the needs of the end user in the public sector.

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  • Carbon Trust

    Low Carbon Behaviour Programme

    Carbon Trust

    A multi-disciplinary programme incorporating events, seminars, webinars training and assessment. Aimed at publicly funded bodies seeking reduction in carbon emissions and energy bills... Read more

  • Constant Power Services Ltd

    Static Ups Principles And Selection Criteria

    Constant Power Services Ltd

    Seminar covers the main components, topology and system design options using both traditional and modern static ups systems. General considerations are discussed including ups and... Read more

  • Constant Power Services Ltd

    Uninterruptable Power Systems (Ups)

    Constant Power Services Ltd

    Seminar discusses testing regimes for static ups systems including pre-despatch testing, factory witness testing, site testing and commissioning.

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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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