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“Treat home energy efficiency as a national emergency”, urge UK’s energy professionals

13/07/2022

  • Annual Energy Barometer survey ranks energy efficiency the priority response to energy crisis
  • But 70% say energy efficiency policy is not delivering; nine in ten say fuel poverty policy failing
  • And confidence in UK achieving or getting close to net zero by 2050 has fallen to just 30%

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Renewables pioneer Juliet Davenport appointed Energy Institute President

06/07/2022

Renewable energy pioneer Juliet Davenport OBE HonFEI has today become the new President of the Energy Institute (EI).

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Students from St Paul’s Girls’ School win the Energy Institute top prize at The Big Bang Competition

23/06/2022

Young engineers from St Paul’s Girls’ School in Hammersmith, London, and their novel solar blinds concept – SolUp – have won this year’s Energy Institute Climate Change Special Award at The Big Bang Competition.

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Number of incidents remains low despite record global offshore wind activity

20/06/2022

2021 was a record year for offshore wind development, construction and operational activities, according to new data published today by G+, the Global Offshore Wind Health and Safety Organisation.

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UK onshore wind safety steadfast as sector expands

01/06/2022

Against a backdrop of increased hours worked, the UK onshore wind sector saw a decrease in lost work day incidents in 2021, according to new data published today by SafetyOn.

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EI News stories

“Stellar” International Energy Week 2022

01/03/2022

The implications of COP26 for the energy sector’s transition to net zero, and fresh concerns about energy security sparked by the Ukraine crisis, were...

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Energy in Conversation Season 2 continues with ‘the silent tsunami’

23/09/2021

This season on the EI’s podcast, it’s all about the future. Every episode discusses a different perspective on the possible future of the industry, an...

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EI gears up for COP26

26/08/2021

With just two months to go until the world’s governments gather for the COP26 global climate talks in Glasgow, the EI has a busy autumn of related act...

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New CEO to take Energy Institute forward into next chapter

29/04/2021

Dr Nick Wayth CEng MIMechE FEI has spoken of his excitement and the sense of honour and responsibility he feels about becoming Chief Executive of the ...

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Are you keeping your skills and knowledge up to date?

25/03/2021

A commitment to learning and development is all part of what being a professional means in the modern world, so everyone who joins the EI is expected ...

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New Energy World news stories

Central and Eastern Europe’s largest solar plant connects to the grid

28/09/2022

Operator Goldbeck Solar reports that the first 204 MWp phase of the project began supplying clean electricity to customers this month, making an impor...

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Hitachi Rail unveils battery hybrid train

28/09/2022

Hitachi Rail’s Blues train can operate on both electrified and non-electrified lines. On electrified routes, it uses pantographs to draw power from th...

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First ever global registry of fossil fuels launched, while North Sea emissions continue to fall

28/09/2022

Launched by Carbon Tracker and Global Energy Monitor, the Global Registry of Fossil Fuels suggests that producing and combusting the world’s fossil fu...

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International ‘collaboration gap’ threatens to undermine progress on climate commitments and delay net zero by decades

28/09/2022

Against the backdrop of the energy crisis and the threat of a global food crisis, the inaugural Breakthrough Agenda Report from the International Ener...

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Mass electrification only possible with heavy investment

28/09/2022

Three quarters (76%) of the 400 senior energy professionals contacted in 75 countries say existing grid infrastructure can’t adequately connect renewa...

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