Northern Ireland YPN

Welcome to the Northern Ireland YPN page

The Northern Ireland 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 events from the Northern Ireland branch, subscribe to their mailing list here.

Committee contact

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

Andrew Kirke
Position: Chair

Events and training

Sorry, there are no events showing at the moment. Please check back as this page is updated regularly. For other events or training courses, visit the What's on section.

Publications and documents

Application Form for the EI Award

EI 2017 Annual Dinner Invitation 1

Latest news

Wrightbus launches rapid-charge double deck bus

30-06-2021
Wrightbus claims to be the only UK bus manufacturer to have hydrogen and EV double deck buses on the market following the launch of its StreetDeck Electroliner.The double deck EV is claimed to have a charge time of just 2 hours 45 minutes in comparison to the industry standard of between 4...

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UK struggling to keep pace with climate change impacts, says CCC

16-06-2021
Action to improve the nation’s resilience is failing to keep pace with the impacts of a warming planet and increasing climate risks facing the UK. That is the conclusion of a comprehensive independent assessment led by the Climate Change Committee (CCC), which considered a catalogue of ris...

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UK government funding for next generation trucks and buses and greener shipbuilding

22-03-2021
The UK government is providing £54mn in funding for three green projects in Wales, England and Ireland that are developing next generation electric trucks and hydrogen-powered buses. The projects are forecast to save 45mm tonnes of carbon emissions, according to UK Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng....

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Two UK government funding schemes for energy transformation

17-02-2021
Businesses in energy-intensive sectors, including pharmaceuticals, steel, paper and food & drink will be able to apply for grants worth up to £14mn through the government’s Industrial Energy Transformation Fund (IETF) – totalling £289mn in funding up until 2024.In this second competition wi...

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Sixth Carbon Budget calls for £50bn annual investment to achieve UK net zero target by 2050

14-12-2020
The Sixth Carbon Budget published by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) on 9 December 2020 presented an ambitious and challenging energy transition programme which will impact all UK industries. The report highlights the vital role renewables, hydrogen and carbon capture and storage (CCS) will pl...

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