South Western and South Wales YPN

Welcome to the South Western and South Wales YPN branch page

Welcome to the South Western and South Wales YPN page.

The SW&SW branch is collaborating closely with the SW&SW YPN to develop activities across the region, particularly in and around Bristol, Cardiff and Oxford. The branch has also recently created a South West Peninsular group, incorporating places such as Exeter and Falmouth. If you would like to join the committee, please do get in touch. We hope to see you at a local event soon.

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Committee contact

To contact the branch, please email

Pilar de Dios Mendo
Flora Davies
Lye-shun Chau
Danel Hughes

Events and training

"A how-to guide on customer-centricity in the energy industry” EI South Wales YPN

This event aims to discuss the topics surrounding customers in the energy industry and how different organisations are going back to the drawing board in order to put the customer first. We will hear from two companies, Surple and SeroEnergy about their ambitions for a more customer-centric energy s...

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Online bookings are now closed. Please contact to secure a place for the AGM.

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EI LIVE free YPN webinar | Riding the Energy Efficiency Wave

Registration for this event has now closed - if you would still like to attend, please email for the webinar details.

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Publications and documents

Energy Poster Comp Flyer 4

Flyer Template EI SWSW YPN

SWSW South Wales Hub Launch 2

Latest news

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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Largest yet subsidy-free solar power project planned for Kent

The government has given development consent for what, when built, will be the UK’s largest solar park yet. With a generating capacity of up to 350 MW, the proposed Cleve Hill Solar Park – a solar PV array and electrical storage and connection installation – is to be built on the North Kent coast n...

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Australia eyes green transformation with renewables, hydrogen

Australia has the unique opportunity to accelerate the transition to a renewable economy while creating new jobs for communities dependent on coal extraction, according to two new studies by leading NGOs. The first report: Start with steel: A practical plan to support carbon workers and cut emissio...

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Fiddler's Ferry and Aberthaw coal plants reach the end of the road

The iconic Fiddler’s Ferry coal-fired power station near Warrington in Cheshire finally ended operation on 31 March, following nearly 50 years of generation. The power station became fully operational in 1973 and, at its peak, had a generating capacity of 2,000 MW – producing enough electricity...

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Highest ever UK winter and annual temperatures in 2019

Last year, 2019, was a year of extremes – record-breaking heat and rain, along with notable spells of cold and windy weather, according to the Met Office. It was unusual in containing two all-time temperature highs – the warmest winter day on record (21.2°C at Kew Gardens on 26 February) and th...

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