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“Treat home energy efficiency as a national emergency”, urge UK’s energy professionals


  • Annual Energy Barometer survey ranks energy efficiency the priority response to energy crisis
  • But 70% say energy efficiency policy is not delivering; nine in ten say fuel poverty policy failing
  • And confidence in UK achieving or getting close to net zero by 2050 has fallen to just 30%

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Renewables pioneer Juliet Davenport appointed Energy Institute President


Renewable energy pioneer Juliet Davenport OBE HonFEI has today become the new President of the Energy Institute (EI).

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Students from St Paul’s Girls’ School win the Energy Institute top prize at The Big Bang Competition


Young engineers from St Paul’s Girls’ School in Hammersmith, London, and their novel solar blinds concept – SolUp – have won this year’s Energy Institute Climate Change Special Award at The Big Bang Competition.

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Number of incidents remains low despite record global offshore wind activity


2021 was a record year for offshore wind development, construction and operational activities, according to new data published today by G+, the Global Offshore Wind Health and Safety Organisation.

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UK onshore wind safety steadfast as sector expands


Against a backdrop of increased hours worked, the UK onshore wind sector saw a decrease in lost work day incidents in 2021, according to new data published today by SafetyOn.

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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

World’s first unmanned marine station

The new unmanned mobile facility design is patent-pending and compliant with the same strict environmental and safety standards as a modern unmanned s...

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Thailand signs first long-term US LNG deal

The sale and purchase agreement (SPA) calls for a combination of free-onboard (FOB) and delivered ex-ship (DES) deliveries,* a customised structure re...

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Biden’s $739bn climate deal set to deliver the biggest climate investment in US history

Biden hailed the congressional deal as the biggest single climate investment in US history. The deal promises to raise taxes on high earners and corpo...

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Global nuclear generation rose 4% in 2021; UK closes Hinkley Point B

Reactor performance is also reported to have improved, with the average capacity factor of the world’s operating nuclear reactors rising to 82.4%, up ...

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TotalEnergies expands solar sector in Oman and Angola

The power plant will be located on the site of the Sharqiyah desalination plant, supplying drinking water to more than 600,000 inhabitants of the Shar...

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