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Welcome to the East Midlands branch page

Welcome to the East Midlands branch page.

Most of the events are held in and around Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham and Peterborough. All members, guests and colleagues are welcome to participate in branch activities. We hope to see you at a local event soon.

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Committee contact

To contact the branch, please email

Scott Borders MEI Chartered Energy Manager
Position: Chair
Dr Duncan Child CEng MEI
Position: Secretary
Michael Langan CEng MEI
Position: Membership Secretary
Eur Ing Herbert Eppel CEng CEnv MEI
Position: Treasurer

Events and training

Heat Recovery Steam Generator user Group 2019

Event held by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Enjoy peer-reviewed technical presentations and learning opportunities at this year's HRSG User Group. Attend to understand how to keep your technology up to date, enhance its operational lifespan and remain competitive in the market.

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Publications and documents

Latest news

New UK renewables schemes, mainly offshore wind, win record low support contracts

Twelve new renewable energy projects, nearly all offshore or sited on Scottish islands and together providing 6 GW of generating capacity, have won Contracts for Difference (CfDs) under the government’s renewables support scheme. For the first time, these projects are expected to come online below m...

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UK hydrogen economy a step closer

The HyNet project has been awarded £0.8mn by the UK Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to undertake further feasibility work in relation to hydrogen supply and use by industry.The project provides hydrogen distribution and carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) inf...

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Upstream renaissance for the UK offshore secto

The UK offshore scene is poised for a comeback, according to Rystad Energy, who expects a new wave of UK field development projects to be sanctioned towards 2022.The market analyst forecasts that final investment decisions (FIDs) could be reached on as many as 38 new UK offshore projects over the ne...

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Closure of Aberthaw will leave just three UK coal-fired power plants

RWE has taken the decision to close its 1,560 MW Aberthaw B coal-fired power station in South Wales – the proposed date of closure is 31 March 2020 and consultation with affected staff and employee representatives will now begin.  The closure is the latest of many, and will leave just thre...

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US cements position as world leader in oil reserves

In its latest annual report of world recoverable oil resources, Rystad Energy finds that the US currently holds 293bn barrels of recoverable oil resources. This is 20bn barrels more than Saudi Arabia and almost 100bn barrels more than Russia. Rystad also reports that its estimate of US recoverable o...

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