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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

Become an EI volunteer and help create a better energy future

We are seeking volunteers to join several committees of Council, including the Energy Advisory Panel, Professional Affairs Committee, HR Committee and...

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New Fellowship route recognises the best in energy

The Energy Institute launches its new route to Fellowship this month – the aim, to recognise the people who make a real difference in energy. The move...

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“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 Energy World news stories

UK budget extends energy subsidies and supports carbon capture and mini-nuclear reactors – but overlooks energy efficiency and renewables

As anticipated, the Energy Price Guarantee (EPG) has been extended for another three months, so the average household will pay no more than £2,500 a y...

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Oman signs $20bn green hydrogen agreements

According to the Omani state news agency, state-owned Hydrogen Oman (Hydrom) has signed six agreements with a number of hydrogen developers, that will...

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Ukraine commissions 114 MW wind power plant

The first phase of the plant, in the Mykolaiv region in southern Ukraine, will generate 114 MW of electricity. The plant’s total capacity will be 500 ...

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UK allocates £205mn budget to power latest renewables auction

The Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme is the government’s flagship mechanism for supporting new British low-carbon electricity generation projects...

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TotalEnergies unveils new fuel retail deals as it moves to net zero

In Belgium and Luxembourg, TotalEnergies and Couche-Tard will form a 40:60 joint venture that will own and operate 619 service stations. TotalEnergies...

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