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Mark Burrows CEng CEnv FEI Chartered Energy Manager
Position: Chair
Peter Rock MEI
Position: Treasurer
Peter Stevens MEI
Position: Membership Secretary
Rachel Lee FEI Chartered Energy Manager
Position: Education Secretary
Matthew Walker
Position: Hon Secretary

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Latest news

Flexible operation for Europe’s largest battery site

21-05-2020
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund has partnered with Flexitricity to optimise its 50 MW/75 MWh Thurcroft battery storage site. Flexible energy specialist Flexitricity will provide market access for what is thought to be Europe’s largest battery, optimising revenue for the asset as well as helping N...

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

3-04-2020
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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Drax aims to end coal burning next year – ahead of the 2025 deadline

22-03-2020
Coal-fired power generation at Drax Power Station is to come to an end in March 2021, ahead of the government’s 2025 deadline for ending coal burning – and closing the chapter on almost 50 years of coalfired operation at the site. The company is switching to biomass and gas-fuelled generation. ...

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50 MW Cambridgeshire solar farm connects

12-03-2020
Yorkshire-based high voltage power contractor, Smith Brothers, has completed engineering works at the Next Energy Capital solar farm in Little Staughton, Cambridgeshire. Working as the Independent Connection Provider on the project, the team designed, built, installed and tested UK Power Networ...

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400,000 job opportunities for UK's net zero energy workforce

15-02-2020
The UK will need to recruit around 400,000 people into its energy sector if it is to meet its target to deliver net zero emissions by 2050, according to research published by National Grid. To do so would bring opportunities for skilled tradespeople, engineers and other specialists across every regi...

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