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

Trash Gordon arrives in Nottingham

8-04-2021
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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Coal plants close – West Burton and Goole Hospital

2-04-2021
EDF has decided to end electricity generation at its West Burton A power station, its sole remaining coal-fired power station, in September 2022. Over the next 18 months, two of the four 500 MW coal units will be available purely to meet capacity market commitments, in order to assist with security ...

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UK government unveils new Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy

17-03-2021
Building on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s 10-point plan for a green industrial revolution published last year, the UK government has unveiled a new Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy that aims to deliver what is claimed will be the world’s first low carbon industrial sector and over £1bn...

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Prax Group completes acquisition of Lindsey oil refinery

1-03-2021
The Prax Group has completed its acquisition of Total’s Lindsey oil refinery and its associated logistic assets in the UK.Located five miles from the Humber Estuary in North Killingholme, North Lincolnshire, the refinery has an annual production capacity of 5.4mn tonnes. It is one of Europe’s most a...

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BP and Total bid for offshore wind farm sites in Round 4 leasing exercise

22-02-2021
The Crown Estate has announced its latest round of six proposed offshore wind projects in the waters around England and Wales, together representing just under 8 GW of potential new offshore wind generating capacity with the opportunity to deliver clean electricity for more than seven million UK hom...

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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.