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  • Paroc Ltd

    Insulation Thickness

    Paroc Ltd

    Insulation Thickness – standards and calculation with free online software covering all insulation types .A ‘how-to’ guide on deriving and specifying insulation thicknesses to... Read more

  • Quidos

    Online Floor Plan Training

    Quidos

    This course provides a thorough introduction of how to sketch accurate domestic floor plans for estate and marketing agents. The module gives an overview of the techniques required for... Read more

  • A-Safe UK

    PAS 13:2017 Code of Practise for Safety Barriers used in Traffic Management within The Workplace Environment

    A-Safe UK

    An introduction into the newly released standard highlighting best practice in Safety Barrier Design; Types of Barriers; Methods of Impact Testing and Safety Barrier Performance.

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  • Engineered Wood Solutions

    Innovative Engineered Timber Beam Technology

    Engineered Wood Solutions

    An introduction to a large spanning engineered timber element and roof solution for structures that call for large open spans with a need for unobstructed floor area and the potential... Read more

  • ETAP Automation Ltd

    ETAP 114 Power System Analysis

    ETAP Automation Ltd

    The purpose of this introductory hands-on workshop is to learn power system modelling & analysis using ETAP software. This workshop covers a range of ETAP functionalities used to... Read more

  • ETAP Automation Ltd

    ETAP 164 LV Power System Analysis

    ETAP Automation Ltd

    The purpose of this introductory hands-on workshop is to learn how to conduct low voltage system modelling & analysis using ETAP software. This workshop covers a range of ETAP... Read more

  • Electrical Contractors' Association

    Emergency Lighting – Don’t be left in the dark

    Electrical Contractors' Association

    This seminar covers emergency lighting legislation. The aim is to deliver an understanding of emergency lighting procedures by comparing 2011 and 2016 edition examples of how it is... Read more

  • Carbon 2018 Ltd

    MEES: Mastering EPCs to Protect Investment Yield

    Carbon 2018 Ltd

    The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015 will make it unlawful to issue a new lease to a new or existing tenant unless there is an Energy... Read more

  • Electrical Contractors' Association

    Fire Detection and Alarm Systems

    Electrical Contractors' Association

    This seminar focuses on the regulation and enforcement relationship between BS 5839 Part 1 and Part 6 systems.

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  • Electrical Contractors' Association

    How Much Do You Really Know About The CON29M

    Electrical Contractors' Association

    A webinar training session informing clients of how the Coal Authority’s official; Law Society compliant CON29M mining report provides full details of the Coal mining risks when... Read more

  • Mintra Training Portal

    Working at Heights

    Mintra Training Portal

    The aim of this course is to make you aware of the main safety issues concerning working at height. You’ll explore the common hazards associated with working at height and you will... Read more

  • Saint-Gobain PAM UK

    Access Covers and Gratings – Standards & Specifications

    Saint-Gobain PAM UK

    A presentation highlighting the key elements of the standards and specifications that govern the manufacture; selection; installation and operation of typical ductile iron access covers... 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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