Welcome to the North Eastern YPN branch page

Welcome to the North Eastern YPN page.

The North Eastern YPN exists to help support young professionals working in the energy industry. Through events, career development seminars, site visits and networking sessions, the YPN offers young professionals the chance to connect, engage and grow. The North Eastern YPN is fortunate enough to have excellent links with local organisations involved in the energy industry and regular site visits are a popular feature of the network.

Hear about upcoming YPN events in the North East by subscribing to their mailing list here.

Committee contact

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

Ross Winter
Position: Chair
James Prime
Position: Vice Chair
Tom Kavanagh
Position: Secretary
Ellie Russell
Position: Secretary
Precious Patterson
Position: Commercial Representative

Events and training

North Eastern branch Annual General Meeting

The North Eastern Energy Institute Branch Network are holding their Annual General Meeting (AGM) on the 27 June 2019 in Newcastle.

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YPN Social

Come along to the YPN Social and find out more about the branch and meet local people in the energy industry.

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Publications and documents

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Latest news

Oil companies operating onshore assets in England should be aware of a recent Co ...

Oil companies operating onshore assets in England should be aware of a recent Court judgment1 ruling that drill pipe passing through the substrata of the surface landowner at any depth without consent having been obtained constituted trespass, writes Neil Q Miller*, Dispute Resolution Partner at Nor...

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Dogger Bank A and B reach financial close

The numbers around offshore wind just keep getting bigger. Dogger Bank Wind Farm owners, SSE Renewables and Equinor, have announced financial close on the first two phases of the project. When operational, with a proposed generating capacity of 3.6 GW, the whole Dogger Bank project will be the large...

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Green boost to cut UK industry carbon emissions

Six projects across the UK are to receive a share of £8mn in government funding as part of a drive to create the world’s first net zero emissions industrial zone by 2040.Projects in the West Midlands, Tees Valley, North West, Humber, Scotland and South Wales will see local authorities working with i...

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Next CfD auction will include onshore wind and solar projects

The government followed up on its November ‘Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution’ a week later by setting out its plans for the next round of its renewables support scheme.  The fourth round of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme, the government’s primary method of supporting ...

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Underwater cable to deliver renewable power from Scotland to England

Three companies – SSE, ScottishPower and National Grid – are developing plans to deliver an underwater electric ‘super-highway’ that will see the North Sea become the hidden powerhouse of Europe. The Eastern Link will be made up of some of the world’s longest subsea HVDC cables with a combined capac...

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