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  • Mintra Training Portal

    Dangerous Goods by Sea

    Mintra Training Portal

    Every day potentially hazardous goods can be shipped by sea because the people involved know how to handle; store and ship these goods safely. This course will give you a basic... Read more

  • Mintra Training Portal

    Display Screen Equipment (DSE)

    Mintra Training Portal

    Working long hours on a computer can have various effects on your health. This course will give you a basic understanding of the key health risks associated with display screen... Read more

  • Mintra Training Portal

    Environmental Awareness

    Mintra Training Portal

    Every day; activities that you and your company carry out can affect the environment. This course will give you a basic understanding of the various types of industrial environmental... Read more

  • Mintra Training Portal

    Mercury Awareness

    Mintra Training Portal

    Mercury can cause harm to both human health and the environment. This course will give you a basic understanding of the properties of mercury and the measures you can take to work with... Read more

  • Mintra Training Portal

    Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER)

    Mintra Training Portal

    Every year; thousands of people suffer injuries as a result of working with equipment. This course will give you an overview of how the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations... Read more

  • Mintra Training Portal

    Task Risk Assessment

    Mintra Training Portal

    Risk-assessing tasks enables you to put controls in place to reduce the risk and help prevent incidents and injuries. This course introduces task risk assessment and provides an... Read more

  • Grundfos Pumps Ltd

    High-rise pumping matters

    Grundfos Pumps Ltd

    The incessant increase in the number of high-rise buildings in the UK is creating a series of additional challenges for building services professionals. In this webinar Grundfos will... Read more

  • National Energy Action

    Changing Energy Related Behaviour (full day course)

    National Energy Action

    This one day course includes some of the latest theories and findings in the field of decision making specifically focusing on simple practical things we can do to encourage people to... Read more

  • National Energy Action

    Changing Energy Related Behaviour (half day course)

    National Energy Action

    This half day course includes some of the latest theories and findings in the field of decision making specifically focusing on simple practical things we can do to encourage people to... Read more

  • Dart Valley Systems

    Safe Ensuites for Mental Health/Custodial Applications

    Dart Valley Systems

    Presentation on Safe en Suite products for Custodial and Mental Health Sectors.

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  • The Energyst

    DSR Event

    The Energyst

    The DSR Event helps energy and procurement professionals within the public and private sector better understand how they can harness flexibility within their assets or processes to cut... Read more

  • Purespot

    9th Arab Diabetes Forum (ADF)

    Purespot

    The world of diabetes is an exciting area of study; and we’ll continue to meet and bring inspired people together in forums like this to ensure our (ADF) remains at the cutting edge. 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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