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  • Crystal Units

    Ultra-Thermally Efficient Insulating Glass with Suspended Film Technology

    Crystal Units

    Glass has become the material of choice in architectural design in recent years due to its versatility and aesthetic properties. As a result the proportion of glazing in buildings is... Read more

  • Crystal Units

    Product Training

    Crystal Units

    Basic training on polythene film products used in the building trade

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  • Mitsubishi Electric

    Guide to Working with F-Gas Regulations

    Mitsubishi Electric

    The aim of this Guide is to help readers understand how the F-Gas Regulations will affect them if they are installers; specifiers; owners and users of air conditioning equipment. There... Read more

  • RINA Tech UK Limited

    Introduction To Lightning Protection

    RINA Tech UK Limited

    Ideal for those involved in the protection of infrastructure and electrical systems this course covers both the science behind lightning and the methods by which protection may be... Read more

  • RINA Tech UK Limited

    Understanding Failure Analysis Investigation

    RINA Tech UK Limited

    An extensive introduction to a spectrum of failures ranging from metallic and electronic components; to plastics and gas turbines. Attendees discover techniques for analysis via a... Read more

  • RINA Tech UK Limited

    Hazard and Risk Analysis for Safety Related Systems

    RINA Tech UK Limited

    Intensive and interactive this two day course has a strong practical element; covering techniques such as Preliminary Hazards Analysis (PHA); Hazard and Operability Study (HAZOPS);... Read more

  • RINA Tech UK Limited

    Understanding Safety Cases: Development, Maintenance and your Responsibilities

    RINA Tech UK Limited

    A must for anyone who is involved in the development and management of a safety case or safety case report this course explains the reasons for a safety case and offers a variety of... Read more

  • RINA Tech UK Limited

    Auditing in UKAS Accredited Laboratories

    RINA Tech UK Limited

    Our training course explores the standard BS EN ISO/IEC 17025 “General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories”; which is used as the basis... Read more

  • RINA Tech UK Limited

    Compliance with ROHS and REACH

    RINA Tech UK Limited

    The RoHS Directive (2011/65/EU) and the REACH Regulation (EC No. 1907/2006) cover diverse requirements from substance restrictions to CE marking; provision of information to customers... Read more

  • Fluke UK

    Detecting Electrical Energy Loss Using Thermal Imaging

    Fluke UK

    This Webinar focuses on the use of Thermal imagers to detect electrical energy loss. The content focusses on finding faults in electrical equipment like cables; connections; fuses;... Read more

  • Fluke UK

    Energy Saving – A Practical Approach to Energy Efficiency

    Fluke UK

    This Webinar provides an overview of the various approaches to the topic of Energy Saving and offers participants suggestions what can be done on site in order to assess your energy... Read more

  • The British Gear Association (BGA)

    Introduction to Gear Design & Geometry

    The British Gear Association (BGA)

    Gear geometry is thought to be complex and considered a ‘black art’. This seminar will dispel this myth and provide a basic knowledge of spur and helical gear geometry 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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