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North Western and North Wales YPN

Welcome to the North Western and North Wales YPN branch page

Welcome to the North Western and North Wales YPN page.

The North Western and North Wales YPN was launched with the aim of adding value to young professionals in the energy industry. YPN events will provide advice on careers and how to get chartered as well as provide a forum for sharing experiences and networking with other young professionals and more senior colleagues.

To hear about upcoming YPN events in the North Western and North Wales region, subscribe to their mailing list here.

Committee contact

To contact the branch, please email

Joseph Hargreaves
Position: Chair
Sam Corkill
Position: Secretary

Events and training

Tour of University of Liverpool Energy Centre

We  have been kindly invited to a tour of the energy centre at the University of Liverpool, which has an extensive district heating system across a large campus.

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Steam Turbine and Generator User Group 2020

Event held by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. The annual Steam Turbine and Generator User Group offers attendees two days of high level technical content and knowledge sharing to support all engineers involved with steam turbine and generator assets.

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Publications and documents

EI Energy Careers Panel Flyer 2

EI YPN Meetup Flyer 19 07 17

Energy Poster Comp Flyer 2

Latest news

First MVDC link will reinforce North Wales power system

The US-based GE Energy Connections is to play a central role in Scottish Power Energy Network’s Angle-DC project in Anglesey and North Wales, which aims to demonstrate a novel network reinforcement technique by converting an existing 33-kV AC circuit to DC operation. GE is to deliver the technology ...

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Private wire PV scheme

Described as the UK’s largest solar park with a private wire connection for commercial use, the 50 MW scheme to generate solar power for users on the Deeside Industrial Estate in North Wales, is up and running.Shotwick Solar Park will provide UPM Shotton’s paper mill with renewable energy for the ne...

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New development for Hinkley

The UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has announced that a ‘revised agreement’ has been reached with EDF that will give the green light for construction of a planned 3.2-GW power station at Hinkley Point in Somerset, UK. The £20bn project is based around two pressur...

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Pellet-fired boiler for premise of Tyrnog Liveries in North Wales.

Hafod Renewable Energy has installed a 48 kW ÖkoFEN wood pellet boiler to serve the premises of Tyrnog Liveries at Llandyrnog in North Wales.The boiler is housed in a central plant room and connected to a district heating system that serves the house and office. It also feeds a domestic hot water cy...

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Battery storage system will store PV-generated power

Energy storage technologies – particularly those designed to accept the output from intermittent renewables generators – are an increasingly important area for technology design and testing, with the development of appropriate commercial arrangements not far behind.  Now, one of the UK’s first...

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