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  • Lumina Technologies

    Cyber Security - The who; why; what and how

    Lumina Technologies

    In the UK; 65% of large companies are targeted by hackers; and the average security breach costs a company ?36.5k. It is therefore hugely important to understand how to protect your... Read more

  • Lumina Technologies

    Taming the Inbox - the impact of email overload

    Lumina Technologies

    If you don’t keep on top of all the emails in your inbox; you’re in danger of becoming overwhelmed; like one client with 45;000 unread emails. On average; we’re... Read more

  • Eco-Airvent

    BB101 2017 – Guidelines On Ventilation; Thermal Comfort & Indoor Air Quality In Schools.

    Eco-Airvent

    Update for Building Bulletin BB101 2017 from existing legislation explaining differences and main points to consider when designing ventilation systems for education.

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  • Certsure LLP

    Emergency Lighting – Fundamentals

    Certsure LLP

    This course is designed for practicing electricians who are looking to gain knowledge of designing and commissioning emergency lighting systems and all relevant documents that are... Read more

  • Certsure LLP

    Emergency Lighting – Design

    Certsure LLP

    This course provides the required knowledge to be able to design a commercial system for compliance to BS5266/EN1838. Delegates will gain knowledge in designing emergency lighting and... Read more

  • Certsure LLP

    Emergency Lighting – Maintenance

    Certsure LLP

    This course provides the required knowledge to be able to maintain/test a commercial system for compliance to BS5266/EN1838. Delegates will gain valuable knowledge in... Read more

  • GeoSmart Information

    Understanding groundwater flood risk

    GeoSmart Information

    This session introduces what groundwater flooding is and its impacts on other types of flooding; modelling and mitigation measures and an explanation of groundwater flood risk data and... Read more

  • Hempel A/S

    ISO 12944 Updates And The Impact

    Hempel A/S

    Updates to the ISO 12944 Paint standard showing specifically what the updates are and the impacts.

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  • Hempel A/S

    Cost of Corrosion

    Hempel A/S

    Introduction to the cost of corrosion and what are the solutions & impacts.

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  • GridBeyond

    How to benefit from new revenue streams with demand side response

    GridBeyond

    Energy; operations; procurement and finance professionals working within the aggregates; minerals and cement industries will learn how to generate a new revenues; reduced carbon... Read more

  • Gravitas International

    Endotherm - Energy Saving Water Treatment Additive

    Gravitas International

    Endotherm is an energy saving water treatment additive designed for any wet CH system. Endotherm increases the efficiency of CH systems; reducing energy bills by up to 15%. It is... Read more

  • Boulder Developments

    SuperFOIL Multifoil Insulation

    Boulder Developments

    This course is designed to fully inform specifiers on the SuperFOIL product range and the key benefits in choosing this effective multi-foil insulation. This course explores how heat... 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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