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 eastmidlands@energyinst.org.

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

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Publications and documents

Latest news

UK Government supports R&D into greenhouse gas removal

Research teams across the UK have been chosen to probe innovative ways of removing greenhouse gases from the atmosphere to help to stabilise the climate. A dozen universities will benefit from funding for nearly five years in the government’s largest-ever programme to study and scale-up greenhouse g...

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New CHP for Nottingham City Hospital

Vital Energi has secured a £25mn contract with Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust to reduce the Trust’s carbon footprint by 14,000 tonnes a year and guarantee energy savings of approximately £1.8mn a year for the Nottingham City Hospital. The City Hospital currently relies on aged gas an...

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New jobs in UK offshore wind will aid ‘levelling up’

New research from the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) suggests that the number of people working directly and indirectly in the UK’s offshore wind industry will rise significantly, from 26,000 currently to nearly 70,000 by 2026. Most of the jobs will be created in parts of the country which ur...

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Vitol’s Vencer Energy makes first investment to acquire US Midland Basin assets

Vitol’s US upstream company, Vencer Energy, is to acquire Hunt Oil Company’s Midland Basin assets for an undisclosed sum.  It is Vencer’s first acquisition since it was established by Vitol last year.The assets comprise 44,000 acres across five counties in the Midland B...

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Trash Gordon arrives in Nottingham

Two new electric bin lorries, the first off the global production line to be purpose-built electric, as opposed to retrofitted former diesel models, are to form part of Nottingham City Council’s target to be the UK’s first carbon neutral city by 2028. The vehicles were named by the Nottingham public...

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What’s in it for you?

Engaging with your local branch or YPN will enable you to:
- Attend local events and keep up to date with industry
- Build your professional and social networks
- Find support outside of the work environment
- Maintain your Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
- Work towards professional recognition and chartered registration

Get involved

Branches and YPNs are often looking for volunteers to join their committee in order to help develop the branch and organise a range of events. You must be an EI member to join the committee. Please get in touch with a representative from your branch to find out more. Your support of EI branch activities is invaluable.