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  • Mitsubishi Electric

    Microgeneration - A Viable Option

    Mitsubishi Electric

    As the cost of fossil fuels rise and with concerns over the effects of climate change increasing, Government is seeking alternative sources of power and heat for homes. Seminar outlines... Read more

  • Mitsubishi Electric

    Part L Building Regulations - Update

    Mitsubishi Electric

    Part L of the Building Regulations has proved one of the most influential pieces of legislation for the construction industry. The last update in 2006 introduced the European Directive... Read more

  • Grundfos Pumps Ltd

    Packaged Booster Systems

    Grundfos Pumps Ltd

    The demand for pressure boosting systems has continued to rise in recent years and so has the engineered sophistication of the pump solutions being supplied to meet the varied... Read more

  • ABB

    Introduction to drives and motors

    ABB

    Basic operation of an induction motor; compared to other stating methods. Also the introduction of energy saving as a concept and harmonics and there effects.

    This course is... Read more

  • AGM Plc

    A guide to pressurisation units

    AGM Plc

    The basics in sizing/selection of Pressurisation Units for both Hot Water & Chilled Water systems.

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  • AVK | SEG ( UK) LTD

    Critical Power Solutions: Knowledge Base

    AVK | SEG ( UK) LTD

    A concise; yet comprehensive seminar providing valuable insight into the application of standby diesel generators; UPS systems and batteries to protect and guarantee electrical... Read more

  • Certsure LLP

    Fire Alarm Design and Certification - Fundamentals

    Certsure LLP

    This course looks at Fundamentals of BS 5839 Parts 1 & 6 providing understanding of legislation and standards that relate to fire detection and fire alarm systems along with the... Read more

  • Certsure LLP

    Fire Detection & Fire Alarms Systems - Installation

    Certsure LLP

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

  • Certsure LLP

    CDM Awareness for the Domestic Installer

    Certsure LLP

    Our new CDM Online course is designed for smaller contractors (sole traders) and will help them to become aware of their responsibilities as part of the entire CDM process.

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  • Certsure LLP

    Gas Industry Unsafe Situations Procedures

    Certsure LLP

    The Gas Industry Unsafe Situations Procedure (GIUSP); is being updated and will be effective in 2016. This online course is to provide details on the changes that are apparent in the... Read more

  • Cumbria Action for Sustainability (CAfS)

    Retrofitting Buildings for Energy Efficiency

    Cumbria Action for Sustainability (CAfS)

    To provide a detailed knowledge of the refurbishment and improvement of existing buildings to make them more sustainable; reducing energy consumption and improving energy efficiency

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  • Daikin Airconditioning UK

    R32 - Today's refrigerant

    Daikin Airconditioning UK

    This seminar will provide an overview of the background to R32; examine the case for R32; discuss the handling and use of R32

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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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