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LanzaTech CEO receives Honorary Fellowship of the Energy Institute


  • Dr Jennifer Holmgren’s leadership in aviation biofuels and clean technologies recognised
  • Dr Holmgren presented with award during Sustainable Markets Initiative summit at Climate Week NYC

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Energy sector LGBTQI+ survey calls for real inclusivity over ‘pinkwashing’


The third annual survey held by industry-wide network Pride in Energy, supported by the EI, shows steady but slow progress for LGBTQI+ people working in energy in the UK. However, it also reflects a clear call from staff for their employers to more vocally and tangibly support the community.

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Industry veteran appointed Energy Institute Vice President


Ørsted Board member, former Chief Executive of Galp and Shell Executive Committee member, Andy Brown OBE FEI, has today been appointed Vice President and Honorary Secretary of the Energy Institute (EI).

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Energy system struggles in face of geopolitical and environmental crises


  • After seven decades with bp, EI Statistical Review sheds light on a tumultuous 2022
  • Pandemic demand crisis gave way to supply crisis in war-affected global energy system
  • Global energy-related emissions increased despite record growth of solar and wind power

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Focus on safety paramount as UK onshore wind activity reaches record levels


After a record 7.2 million hours worked in 2022, the UK onshore wind sector saw a decrease in total reported incidents, according to new data published today by SafetyOn, the health and safety organisation for the onshore wind sector.

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Gone with the wind – fossil fuels lose ground in UK energy mix


The study, from Imperial College London for Drax Electric Insights, has found that after more than a century of fossil fuels dominating the UK’s elect...

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First piloted flight of liquid hydrogen powered electric aircraft


Four flights powered by liquid hydrogen were completed as part of the flight test campaign, including one flight that lasted for over three hours. The...

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MENA grows renewables by half but clings to ‘risky’ hydrogen and gas


The nations of the MENA region are poised to gain considerably from a renewable energy transition and by some indicators, this transition may be just ...

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Europe’s largest concentrated solar thermal platform online


Located at a packaging and materials production plant in Turnhout, Belgium, the newly commissioned CST facility features 2,240 surface mirrors, with a...

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European Parliament backs plans to boost renewable energy and SAF uptake


Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) agreed to update the Renewable Energy Directive (RED), raising the share of renewables in the European Union...

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Become an EI volunteer and help create a better energy future


We are seeking volunteers to join several committees of Council, including the Energy Advisory Panel, Professional Affairs Committee, HR Committee and...

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New Fellowship route recognises the best in energy


The Energy Institute launches its new route to Fellowship this month – the aim, to recognise the people who make a real difference in energy. The move...

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“Stellar” International Energy Week 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’


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


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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