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Welcome to the Northern Ireland YPN branch page

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.

Committee contact

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

Andrew Kirke
Position: Chair

Events

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Publications and documents

Application Form for the EI Award

EI 2017 Annual Dinner Invitation 1

Latest news

New Brexit withdrawal deal likely to commit UK to follow European environmental standards

22-11-2018
The draft Brexit agreement that has caused political controversy in the UK, but which the European Union (EU) insists is its final offer, would – if approved – see many EU environmental regulations stay in force within Britain, for the foreseeable future, writes Keith Nuthall.The compl...

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Record deployment for onshore wind, but not in England

27-09-2018
A record 2,611 MW of new onshore wind generating capacity came online in the UK during 2017 – a 20% increase in capacity from 2016 – but the great majority was installed outside of England, with 1,673 MW in Scotland, 356 MW in Wales and 247 MW in Northern Ireland. So says industry body...

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European Commission approves six electricity capacity mechanisms

23-02-2018
The European Commission (EC) has approved under EU State aid rules electricity capacity market mechanisms in Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Italy and Poland, finding that the measures will contribute to ensuring security of supply whilst preserving competition in the European Single Market.Capaci...

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Belfast event hears of 'red flags' on Brexit and energy market

The continuing concerns of energy professionals about the impact of Brexit on energy markets were expressed last month by EI Vice President Steve Holliday FREng FEI in his address to the EI’s Northern Ireland branch annual dinner.Mr Holliday, who spent 10 years as Chief Executive at National ...

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2014 was the UK's warmest year on record, and fourth wettest

Provisional full year figures for 2014 show that it was the UK's warmest, and fourth wettest, year in records dating back to 1910, according to the Met Office. The same year was also the warmest year on record in the Central England Temperature series, which dates back to 1659 and is the world's lon...

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