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  • Chargemaster

    Electric Vehicle Charge Points

    Chargemaster

    This seminar is an introduction to the electric vehicle market and required infrastructure, with case studies of existing scenarios across the United Kingdom.

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  • Chargemaster

    Electric Vehicle Charge Points

    Chargemaster

    An introduction to the electric vehicle market required infrastructure with case studies of existing scenarios across the United Kingdom.

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  • GPS PE Pipe Systems

    Factory Tour at GPS PE Pipe Systems

    GPS PE Pipe Systems

    The factory tour will show visitors the manufacturing process of extruded PE pipes; which are manufactured; tested and approved to national and international standards for both water... Read more

  • Red Engineering Design Ltd

    Procuring Building Simulations

    Red Engineering Design Ltd

    This presentation is a practical overview of the various aspects of building simulation and modelling together with the key elements and requirements.

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  • Briary Energy Consultants

    Hybrid heat pumps: Part L and Section 6

    Briary Energy Consultants

    Explanation and Evaluation of Hybrid Heat pumps in relation to Scotland Section 6 and England Part L 2013. How they work; energy savings and efficiency

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  • MDT International Ltd

    Cultural Diversity - Conducting Business in the ME

    MDT International Ltd

    During the one day course vital areas such as the importance of cultural awareness; etiquette; communication; relationship building and traditions; as well as more complex topics such... Read more

  • ABB

    MV Protection Applications

    ABB

    Transformer Differential Protection Introduction. Differential Protection: Application: Theory and Settings. Differential Protection: Advantages of Numerical Relay. Restricted... Read more

  • SafeMove - Yorkshire Water

    SafeMove & Future Climate CPD Training

    SafeMove - Yorkshire Water

    The presentation looks at the wide range of topics including repair and maintenance issues as well as overloading of internal public sewers. It also touches on the appropriate... Read more

  • ecosurety

    Batteries Seminar Training

    ecosurety

    This is a half-day seminar to provide training; guidance; and relevant updates for stakeholders in the UK Batteries producer responsibility regulations.

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  • CP Electronics

    An overview of fully addressable lighting control design and applications

    CP Electronics

    This seminar provides solid insight into solutions that provide energy efficiency of lighting using networked control systems. It covers types of occupancy control; how to meet the most... Read more

  • Carbon Trust

    An introduction to energy efficiency for SMEs

    Carbon Trust

    This workshop will help small companies learn how to identify and implement opportunities to reduce energy costs within their business and make the most of the fund.

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  • Engineers Without Borders UK

    Engineers Without Borders Ambassador Training

    Engineers Without Borders UK

    Engineers Without Borders UK aims to inspire the next generation of globally responsible engineers. A key component of achieving this is through their Ambassadors who go into 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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