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  • Salford Professional Development

    Child Trafficking Training

    Salford Professional Development

    This one day course has been designed to understand and respond to the training needs of multidisciplinary practitioners who are key to identifying; safeguarding and responding to the... Read more

  • Installation Materials Division

    PVC Cable Containment Extrusion / Injection Moulding / Recycling

    Installation Materials Division

    A factory based learning presentation focussed around the manufacture (Extrusion & injection moulding) of PVC cable containment and recycling of materials. Read more
  • Nexans Logistics

    Introduction to cable design

    Nexans Logistics

    This course is designed to teach participants about the basics of cable design.

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  • Eaton Electric Ltd

    Managing changing risk in UK buildings

    Eaton Electric Ltd

    This seminar is designed to provide delegates with an understanding of the changing risks to occupants and infrastructure in UK buildings and how the use of new electrical technology... Read more

  • Ensto UK

    EV Charging

    Ensto UK

    The benefits; cause and effect of Electric Vehicle Charging in the modern built environment and the design of electrical solutions and regulations affecting its use.

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  • Aggreko UK

    An introduction to CHP

    Aggreko UK

    There is increasing pressure on manufacturers to satisfy their demand for heat and electricity in a more cost-effective; carbon-clean and energy-efficient way. CHP or cogeneration can... Read more

  • AES Sustainability Consultants

    BREEAM UK New Construction 2018

    AES Sustainability Consultants

    This seminar outlines the basic concepts; procedures and objectives of BREEAM 2018. It will introduce existing case studies to detail strategies for engaging with BREEAM and outline... Read more

  • Silsoe Odours

    Odour Study Day

    Silsoe Odours

    Odour Study Day Clear; up-to-date guidance on the principles; concepts and methods of odour management. Delivered by leading industry experts with extensive experience in environmental... Read more

  • Bender UK

    Impact of Earthing on Power System Safety and Availability

    Bender UK

    The impact of earthing systems and the effects earth faults have on system availability across differing power systems. Covering the availability of supply under earth fault condition... Read more

  • Pall International Sarl

    The Hospital Water Safety Team’s Guide: From Water System Design to Budget

    Pall International Sarl

    Water safety in buildings applies to the delivery of safe drinking water; and In-Premise Water Safety Plans are the most effective means of consistently ensuring the safety of drinking... Read more

  • Mitsubishi Electric

    Mitsubishi Electric Guide to Chiller Technologies CPD Guide & Presentation

    Mitsubishi Electric

    This Mitsubishi Electric Guide focuses on chiller technologies; as these are often at the heart of cooling and heating systems in buildings.

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  • MDT International Ltd

    Well Decommissioning: Principles and Practice

    MDT International Ltd

    This course is to provide practicing engineers with the tools to tackle well decommissioning projects or campaigns. The course focuses on engineering best practice and you will learn... 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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