Aberdeen, Highlands & Islands

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Welcome to the Aberdeen, Highlands & 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.

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Forthcoming events
Annual Dinner23 May 2024

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!

Committee contacts

Rebecca Allison



Yvonne Onuegbu CEng, MEI

Membership and Education Advisor

Katrina Dunbar

Branch Manager


Dan Byrne

Vice Chair

Angela Ellison BA MEI

Membership and Education Advisor

Alison Mitchell MBA


Events and training

Discovering Entrepreneurship -Breakfast with the Pros


The North East of Scotland is renowned for its world leading innovation and entrepreneurialism that catalysed and shaped the Oil and Gas Industry. As ...

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Publications and documents

EI AHI MSc students competition 2023

22 November 2023

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MRS Company Overview.pdf

14 February 2023

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Axess Janus Overview ICORR Presentation

24 January 2023

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IMRANDD Presentation

03 January 2023

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What's new?

Shell joins wave powered subsea energy project


The £2mn demonstrator initiative aims to show how green technologies can be combined to provide reliable low-carbon power and communications to subsea...

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Agreements signed for three UK floating wind sites


Together these agreements pave the way for the creation of the North Sea Renewables Grid, a basin-wide green power generation and transmission system ...

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Net zero boost as UK carbon storage licences awarded


The North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA) awarded 21 licences in depleted oil and gas reservoirs and saline aquifers to the 14 companies. The licences...

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UK hits major clean energy milestone, while National Grid calls for ‘urgent reform’


Data from National Grid analytics reveals that it has taken 50 years to reach the 1tn kWh milestone and, based on current projections, it is expected ...

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European wind experiencing a crisis of confidence


Europe built 19 GW of new wind energy capacity in 2022. Of this, 16 GW was in EU member states. That’s 40% up on 2021, but it’s much less than what’s ...

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Aberdeen, Highlands & Islands YPN

All members, guests and colleagues are welcome to participate in branch activities. Branch events are organised for your benefit by volunteer members