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Innovative solutions found for offshore wind workforce during pandemic

05-08-2020

As the offshore wind sector adjusts to working with increased physical separation during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, G+ Global Offshore Wind Health & Safety Organisation, in partnership with ORE Catapult, KTN and the Workboat Association, has recognised five organisations for initiatives to improve operational safety.

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4 in 5 UK energy professionals urge resilient green recovery

08-07-2020

  • Energy Barometer 2020 survey finds 4 in 5 want stimulus channelled into green industries and jobs, and support for polluting sectors made contingent on climate action
  • Almost 90% say UK is currently off track for net zero by 2050; more than half say we’re even off track for 2030 interim target without urgent policy action
  • A jobs-rich, energy-efficient retrofit of UK housing is identified as the number one route to both recovery AND net zero.

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Industry focus on health and safety unwavering as global workforce and capacity grows

30-06-2020

As installed offshore wind capacity increases around the world, and the global workforce grows, industry health and safety body G+ highlights the need for continuous monitoring of operations in offshore environments in its latest report.

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What on earth is hydrogen?

10-06-2020

  • Abundant element could be vital in response to climate emergency but support for public’s “hydrogen literacy” must keep pace, says EI President
  • New EI Guide to Hydrogen provides information on the potential benefits, challenges and user experience in the home, for transport and in industry

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Energy Institute embarks on ambitious net zero journey

28-05-2020

  • EI sets science-based targets for GHG emission reductions of 26.2% by 2025, 47.9% by 2030 and 67.9% by 2035
  • “The EI is resolved to end its own impact on the climate”, says EI President

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Drainpipe generator scoops Energy Institute climate change award

31-03-2020

Bright sparks from Walton High School in Stafford, UK have won the first ever Energy Institute Climate Change Award as part of the Big Bang Competition with an innovative waste water power generation device.

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Update regarding the Energy Institute and Covid-19

18-03-2020

In light of developments in relation to Covid-19 and efforts around the world to control its spread, I am writing to you as a member of the Energy Institute to provide an update on how our work is impacted.

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New health and safety materials published at G+ Forum

06-03-2020

The G+ Global Offshore Wind Health and Safety Organisation (G+), in partnership with the Energy Institute (EI), has published a manual handling and ergonomics case study, as well as launching translated version of the small service vessels guidance and DROPS reliable securing booklet in German, French and Mandarin.

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IP Week 2020: Climate change and access to energy - where are we on the journey to 2030

25-02-2020

IP Week 2020 Welcome Speech - Steve Holliday FREng FEI, Energy Institute President

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Climate emergency and industry capability at heart of IP Week 2020

29-01-2020

The oil and gas industry’s engineering capability, financial weight and ability to deliver globally at scale could be critical in tackling the climate emergency, EI President Steve Holliday FREng FEI said today.

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