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John Lewis & Waitrose Partners to become EnergyAware with Energy Institute


The John Lewis Partnership is set to embark on an immersive online training course available for their Partners to help reduce energy consumption, energy use and carbon emissions in their home and working lives.

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Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer receives an Honorary Fellowship from the Energy Institute, UK


His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD&CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) received the prestigious Honorary Fellowship from the Energy Institute (EI), UK. This is the first Honorary Fellowship awarded in the UAE and HE Al Tayer is the first UAE personality to receive the same.

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Rachel Kyte named as first winner of EI President’s Award


  • Sustainable energy thought leader will receive prestigious award and speak as guest of honour at International Energy Week dinner

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Vattenfall safety director takes helm at offshore wind health and safety body


Against a backdrop of expanding industry operations and a flourishing work programme, the G+ Global Offshore Wind Health and Safety Organisation (G+) has today announced Jakob Nielsen as its new Chair.

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New Chair to guide SafetyOn’s growing work


SafetyOn, the health and safety organisation for the UK onshore wind sector, has today announced Don Mackay as its new Chair.

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EI News stories

“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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New CEO to take Energy Institute forward into next chapter

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?

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

Duke Energy and TotalEnergies win US offshore wind energy auction

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) offered two lease areas covering 110,091 acres in the Carolina Long Bay area offshore North Carolina and ...

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Ukraine disrupts gas deliveries to Europe for the first time

 While alternative pipelines are able to take a significant amount of the lost capacity, the move represented another cut in Europe’s ability to ...

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Renewable power to break another global record in 2022

The world added a record 295 GW of new renewable power capacity in 2021, overcoming supply chain challenges, construction delays and high raw material...

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San Francisco refinery to be converted to renewable fuels facility

The project, which recently received approval from Contra Costa County, is expected to cost approximately $850mn and is due to begin commercial operat...

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ITER plasma project achieves assembly milestone

The first sub-section of the plasma chamber, under construction in Saint-Paul-lez-Durance in France, has been successfully lifted out of tooling and l...

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