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Welcome to the Southern Scotland branch page

Welcome to the Southern Scotland branch page.

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All members, guests and colleagues are welcome to participate in branch activities. We hope to see you at a local event soon.

Committee contact

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

Mark Hobbins CEng FEI Chartered Energy Engineer
Position: Chair
Gary Howorth MEI
Position: Secretary
Dr Douglas Harris CEng MEI
Position: Treasurer

Events and training

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Publications and documents

Latest news

EI President points to growth economies as focus for climate action and opportunity for UK Plc

27-03-2019
With global energy demand set to soar as billions of people in lower and middle-income countries move into the middle classes, EI President Malcolm Brinded CBE FREng FEI earlier this month set out to the Southern Scotland branch the opportunities for UK plc in addressing this acute challenge.In his ...

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SSE to build new CCGT and halve generation emissions by 2030

22-06-2018
One of the ‘big six’ energy supply majors, SSE, is to collaborate with Siemens in building a new gas-fired power station at Keadby in North Lincolnshire and has also set a new ambition to halve the carbon intensity of the electricity it generates over the next 12 years.The company says it plans for ...

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SSE to build new CCGT and halve generation emissions by 2030

5-06-2018
One of the ‘big six’ energy supply majors SSE is to collaborate with Siemens in building a new gas-fired power station at Keadby in North Lincolnshire and has also set a new ambition to halve the carbon intensity of the electricity it generates over the next 12 years.Overall the company says it plan...

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The UK’s geology won’t support UK fracking, claims expert

18-08-2017
The UK’s geology is unlikely to be suitable for hydraulic fracturing, according to research by a Scottish university. Professor John Underhill, Chief Scientist at Heriot-Watt University, says that while opponents of fracking continue to focus on the environmental impact of this method of oil and gas...

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Ineos enters North Sea waters

1-11-2015
Ineos is to acquire all of the UK North Sea gas fields owned by the DEA Group, the German-based oil and gas company owned by the LetterOne Group. The fields, including the Breagh and Clipper South fields in the Southern North Sea, account for 8% of the UK’s annual gas production. Ineos operates Scot...

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