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  • Mitsubishi Electric

    Guide To The Future Of Air Conditioning - Hybrid Technologies

    Mitsubishi Electric

    A new ‘best practice’ approach has been pioneered to meet the demands of new legislation. This guide reviews the changing air conditioning industry that is promoting... Read more

  • Mitsubishi Electric

    Energy Related Products Directive (Erp)

    Mitsubishi Electric

    The ErP Directive relating to heating (space and hot water) equipment comes into force from 26th September 2015. From this point on it will be illegal to manufacture or import into the... Read more

  • Mitsubishi Electric

    Guide To Chillers Technology

    Mitsubishi Electric

    The CPD seminar and technical guide looks at the key challenges for commercial buildings; the functions of chillers and how they work; why now is the time to think about chillers and... Read more

  • Mitsubishi Electric

    Guide To Heating And Hot Water Provision In New Build

    Mitsubishi Electric

    This seminar and information guide looks at the housing challenge in the UK; providing comfortable and efficient homes that comply with stringent energy efficiency as set out in... Read more

  • National Energy Action

    Money Management and Avoiding Fuel Debt

    National Energy Action

    This course offers an introduction to money management and how to avoid fuel debt designed for frontline workers who are interested in finding out more about the topics.

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  • National Energy Action

    Big Energy Saving Network Champions & Volunteer Course

    National Energy Action

    This course has been developed for Champions and Volunteers who will be assisting vulnerable householders to reduce their energy costs as part of the Department of Energy and Climate... Read more

  • National Energy Action

    Big Energy Saving Network Champions & Volunteer Course

    National Energy Action

    This course has been developed for Champions and Volunteers who will be assisting vulnerable householders to reduce their energy costs as part of the Department of Energy and Climate... Read more

  • National Energy Action

    Preparing for Winter

    National Energy Action

    This is a half-day course (three hours) for frontline staff working in local authorities; housing associations and third sector organisations who come into contact with vulnerable and... Read more

  • Patol Ltd

    Linear Heat Detection Cable

    Patol Ltd

    The concept and design of LHDC should provide early detection of fire conditions and overheating in circumstances where other forms of detection would not be viable; either due to... Read more

  • PPL Training Ltd

    Data Protection Act

    PPL Training Ltd

    This 90 minute e-learning course explores the Data Protection Act (DPA) and using filmed scenarios in a number of settings helps to illuminate the risks and opportunities for a business... Read more

  • PPL Training Ltd

    Anti-Money Laundering

    PPL Training Ltd

    This one hour e-learning course explores Anti-Money laundering (AML) legislation and the business compliance obligations for small to medium business owners. This modular course... Read more

  • Prysmian Group

    A Guide To Structured Cabling

    Prysmian Group

    This seminar provides an explanation on structured cabling and covers compliance with the relevant standards and the choices and benefits of specifying a warranted system.

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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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