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

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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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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Careers Talk & Introduction to the EI

The North Eastern YPN are pleased to host our careers talk for Wednesday 31st October.

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North Eastern Future Energy for Transport

As we move to a more de-carbonised world more focus has been put on reducing emissions for the transport industries (public, commercial & domestic).

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Publications and documents

Energy Mix 1

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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Fracking for shale gas in England report

Progress in establishing a shale gas industry in England has been slower than government planned, according to a recent report by the UK’s National Audit Office (NAO).*The UK government has supported the development of a shale gas industry in England amid public concern over the environmental and pu...

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The heat map of England

The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) have published a ground breaking heat map showing heat demand from buildings across England. It provides a range of tools to help developers and planners identify priority areas for low carbon heat projects. The map has been created on DECC's behalf b...

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North-west England’s first offshore wind farm has begun generation from it ...

North-west England’s first offshore wind farm has begun generation from its first row of turbines off Walney Island, near Barrow, Cumbria. The 30-turbine, 90-MW Barrow offshore wind farm is a joint venture between Centrica and Danish energy group Dong. It will provide clean, green electricity to the...

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Eight new nuclear power stations planned for England

To ensure future energy supply, the construction of nuclear power stations to replace existing sites and reduce Britain's dependency on fossil fuels is a matter of urgency. The new nuclear plants will mainly be based alongside existing facilities and are expected to be constructed over the next deca...

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