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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 Awards 2021 recognise net zero achievers


The 22nd Energy Institute (EI) Awards ceremony took place today, celebrating the most innovative and creative talent across the global energy sector.

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Young professionals undertake voyage across Scotland’s energy landscape ahead of COP26


With less than two months to go until the world’s governments gather for COP26 in Glasgow, six members of the Energy Institute’s Aberdeen Young Professionals Network (YPN) embarked on a tour across Scotland’s future energy landscape.

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UK net zero strategy must assemble a mass skilled workforce, says Energy Barometer 2021


  • Majority of UK energy professionals already training for net zero and considering a move this decade.
  • The push of a skills strategy, from schools and up, is needed, alongside the pull of stable energy policy
  • Upskill and retrain to avoid leaving conventional workforces and their communities stranded

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Inaugural report underpins UK onshore wind industry’s focus on workforce health and safety


SafetyOn, the health and safety body for the onshore wind industry, based at the Energy Institute, has today published its inaugural Annual Incident Data Report based on data collated and analysed over 2020.

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Energy Institute Council signals change


  • Former UK Energy Minister Charles Hendry and Octopus Energy CEO Greg Jackson join professional body’s governing Council
  • Diverse new Council leads by example with 54% women, 23% from minority ethnic backgrounds
  • Sector convergence drives decision on International Energy Week

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Safety remains steadfast as offshore wind construction soars


Despite the challenges presented by COVID-19, 2020 saw an increase of almost 50% in the construction hours at new offshore wind sites built by members of G+ Global Offshore Wind Health and Safety Organisation (G+), according to new data published today.

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New CEO to take Energy Institute forward into next chapter


Dr Nick Wayth CEng MIMechE FEI has been appointed Chief Executive of the Energy Institute, the global professional body’s President Steve Holliday FREng FEI announced today.

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G+ and HeliOffshore collaborate on new helicopter recommended practice for wind farm operations


With helicopter use growing in the offshore wind industry, the G+ Global Offshore Wind Health and Safety Organisation and HeliOffshore have today unveiled new recommended practice for safe helicopter operations

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