- The EI South Western & South Wales branch enjoyed a special outing to the famous Bletchley Park for their 2016 Summer Social.
- On Wednesday 20 July, the Energy Institute (EI) and POWERful Women (PfW) hosted a roundtable discussion on 'The importance of women in energy' to address the barriers facing women working in the global energy sector. The event was co-chaired by United States Deputy Secretary of Energy, Dr Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, and Louise Kingham OBE FEI, EI Chief Executive.
- The Energy Institute (EI), the chartered professional membership body for the global energy sector, now offers a new online qualification in energy management. Level 2: Energy Management Professional provides students with the opportunity to complete 15 modules on a variety of energy management topics, and to carry out a feasibility study of a real-world problem in their organisation, in order to gain a comprehensive understanding of energy management.
- The slides from the Energy Institute (EI) Southern Scotland branch lecture Keeping the lights on in Scotland and Britain - Security of electricity supply and our changing electricity system are now available to download.
- Four leading figures in the energy industry have been appointed as Energy Institute (EI) Vice-Presidents following the EI's AGM in London on 28 June, at which Malcolm Brinded CBE FREng FEI also took on the role of President-Elect. Malcolm, who joined the EI's Council in 2013, will succeed Professor Jim Skea CBE FEI as EI President in 2017 for a two-year term.
- In his lecture as the 2016 recipient of the Energy Institute (EI)'s Melchett Award, Sir David King FRS HonFEI, Foreign Secretary's Special Representative for Climate Change, professed the importance of clean energy innovation in tackling the challenge of climate change.