Aberdeen, Highlands and Islands

Welcome to the Aberdeen, Highlands and Islands branch page

The Aberdeen, Highlands & Islands branch works in partnership with schools, colleges, universities, industry and the general public to raise awareness, provide career information and networking opportunities to assist all those working in and studying energy.

The majority of the events programme is held in Aberdeen with additional events planned for Inverness, Orkney and Shetland.

There is a programme in place with regular technical meetings and industry site visits, plus the annual fundraising dinner, held in May. The branch boasts strong student networks at the University of Aberdeen, Robert Gordon University, and the University of Dundee.

To hear about upcoming events in Aberdeen, Highlands and Islands - sign up to our mailing list here.

Forthcoming events in 2020:

EI LIVE free webinar | Branch Forum on 'GW electrolysis in energy islands'Postponed and new date to be announced
EI LIVE free webinar | Annual MSc students competition, RGU & University of Aberdeen17 November 2020
EI LIVE free webinar | Game Changing Offshore Energy Projects19 November 2020
EI LIVE free webinar |Technical meeting in partnership with ICoRR26 January 2021
Asset Management Conference10 - 11 March 2021
Annual Dinner 13 May 2021

All members, guests and colleagues are welcome to participate in branch activities. To find out more about membership and chartership go to: https://www.energyinst.org/membership-and-careers/membership.

We hope to welcome you to an event very soon!

To contact the branch, please email aberdeen@energyinst.org

Committee contacts

Rebecca Allison
Position: Chair
Katrina Dunbar
Position: Branch Manager
Yvonne Onuegbu CEng, MEI
Position: Membership and Education Advisor
Hannah Mary Goodlad
Position: Vice Chair
Angela Ellison BA MEI
Position: Membership and Education Advisor

Events and training

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Latest news

World’s first hydrogen-powered double decker bus arrives in Aberdeen

8-10-2020
What is claimed to be the world’s first hydrogen-powered, zero emission double decker bus was unveiled in Aberdeen on 8 October 2020. A number of vehicles will be travelling around the city for several weeks during a period of final testing along with training for drivers, with 15 buses expected to ...

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New low-carbon buses for Newport, Leeds and Aberdeen

3-10-2020
Forgive the old joke, but news of three low-carbon bus projects have arrived at the same time. First, battery storage company Zenobe Energy and Newport City Council’s subsidiary Newport Transport have announced the first-ever fleet of electric buses to service the city. Fifteen Yutong buses, manufa...

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Member profile: Jane Boyle CEnv MEI

11-08-2020
“Being a Chartered Environmentalist offers credibility through the opportunity to join a diverse network of experts, innovators and leaders from a diverse spectrum of sectors. As the energy sector faces urgent challenges of achieving a zero carbon future as well as improving access to energy sources...

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Scottish government unveils £62mn fund for energy sector

12-06-2020
The Scottish government has announced a £62mn support package to help the energy sector recover from the dual economic impacts of COVID-19 and the oil and gas price crash, and to deliver a net zero future.The Energy Transition Fund will support businesses in the oil, gas and energy sectors over the ...

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Decarbonisation for Scotland projects win funding

9-05-2020
Two Scottish decarbonisation projects have attracted seed funding from UK Research and Innovation to conduct further work on carbon dioxide (CO2) reduction programmes for Scotland. One, led by Aberdeen-based Pale Blue Dot Energy is to receive around £100,000 to develop its plans for deploying CO2 g...

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