This website uses cookies to help us improve your user experience and create reports. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form.
Please visit our privacy policy page to learn more about the cookies used on this website and how to change current settings if you do not agree. By continuing to use this website, you consent to the use of cookies.        

Welcome to the Yorkshire branch page

Welcome to the Yorkshire branch page.

To receive notifications about our upcoming branch events, subscribe to our mailing list here.

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

Mark Burrows CEng CEnv FEI Chartered Energy Manager
Position: Chair
Peter Rock MEI
Position: Treasurer
Richard Mizzi CEng MEI Chartered Energy Engineer
Position: Secretary
Peter Stevens MEI
Position: Membership Secretary
Rachel Lee FEI Chartered Energy Manager
Position: Education Secretary


Yorkshire branch members' lunch

Annual lunch for Energy Institute Members

Read more »

The role of electricity networks in unlocking the low carbon future

Energy Institute and Energy Leeds have organised for Jim Cardwell from Northern Powergrid to give a talk on the role of electricity networks in unlocking the low carbon future.

Read more »

Publications and documents

Yorkshire Branch Nomination Forms

Latest news

One more coal plant goes down – EDF’s 2 GW Cottam plant to close

Fifty years of generation at the 2,000 MW coal-fired power station at Cottam in North Nottinghamshire will end on 30 September, as a result of the drive to decarbonise the electricity sector.The decision reflects the challenging market conditions over the last few years – Cottam is understood to hav...

Read more »

Britain’s first carbon capture and usage project could be on the way

Carbon capture and storage is back on the UK agenda, extended to also include carbon usage – hence the new acronym CCUS – following an international ‘summit’ meeting held in Edinburgh. One result could be that the UK’s CCUS project could be up and running by the mid-2020s, according to governme...

Read more »

Van fleet operators pledge to go electric

Sixteen of the UK’s largest fleet operators have signed the Clean Van Commitment and will invest an initial £40mn over the next two years to drive the increase in use of electric vans. Backed by the Department for Transport and led by Global Action Plan in partnership with Engie, the Clean Van Commi...

Read more »

Progress at East Anglia ONE, Hornsea and Race Bank

Britain’s offshore wind industry continues to move forward, with three North Sea wind farms reaching different milestones in the summer.   First, construction work has begun to build the hub of the proposed East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm in Lowestoft – a new operations and maintenance ...

Read more »

Drax switches to gas and a BECCS pilot project

Operators of the Drax power station in Yorkshire – formerly Britain’s largest coal-fired power station and once said to be the single largest emitter of carbon dioxide in Europe – have taken three significant steps to achieving its coal-free ambitions.First, they have taken its fourth coal-fired pow...

Read more »