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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

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Latest news

Equinor’s big bet on wind will rival major oil projects

Equinor and its partner SSE have been awarded contracts to develop three large-scale offshore wind projects in the Dogger Bank region of the North Sea. This will be the world’s biggest offshore wind farm development, with a total installed capacity of 3.6 GW. The projects are expected to produc...

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Closure of Aberthaw will leave just three UK coal-fired power plants

RWE has taken the decision to close its 1,560 MW Aberthaw B coal-fired power station in South Wales – the proposed date of closure is 31 March 2020 and consultation with affected staff and employee representatives will now begin.  The closure is the latest of many, and will leave just thre...

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First turbine at Hornsea One; Ørsted sells wind power direct

The first turbine at what will eventually be the world’s biggest offshore wind farm has been installed and is now producing electricity. When fully operational, the 1,200 MW Hornsea One offshore wind farm will be nearly double the size of the current world’s largest, Walney Extension, says developer...

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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...

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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...

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