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Welcome to the East Midlands branch page

Welcome to the East Midlands branch page.

Most of the events are held in and around Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham and Peterborough. All members, guests and colleagues are welcome to participate in branch activities. We hope to see you at a local event soon.

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Committee contact

To contact the branch, please email

Scott Borders MEI Chartered Energy Manager
Position: Chair
Dr Duncan Child CEng MEI
Position: Secretary
Michael Langan CEng MEI
Position: Membership Secretary
Eur Ing Herbert Eppel CEng CEnv MEI
Position: Treasurer


The Business Case for Energy Storage followed by EI East Midlands AGM

In the past few years, battery energy storage systems (BESS) have made the headlines for being able to support the electricity grid through a number of often competing services - demand side management, frequency regulation, embedded renewable energy whilst also providing site resilience services. H...

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Publications and documents

Latest news

Giant roof-mounted solar array for M&S

Rooftop systems installed at distribution centre and an industrial park Roof-mounted solar PV systems are getting bigger. Marks & Spencer has completed the installation of what is said to be the UK's largest single roof-mounted solar panel array on its extensive East Midlands distribution centre...

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Call to government following coal loan collapse

UK trade unions called for an urgent meeting with Energy Minister Michael Fallon to discuss the future of the Thoresby and Kellingley pits – two of the UK’s last three remaining deep coal mines – following the collapse on 11 June of the loan deal brokered by government to oversee their managed closu...

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Government goes ‘all out for shale’ as Total buys into UK exploration

Prime Minister David Cameron has declared the government’s enthusiasm for exploring for shale gas by announcing that councils local to shale sites will be able to keep the business rates generated by the projects. This follows publication in December of an environmental assessment report for shale g...

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GdF Suez targets UK shale gas potential

GdF Suez E&P UK has entered into an agreement with Dart Energy to acquire a 25% share in 13 UK onshore licences located in Cheshire and the East Midlands, overlying the Bowland Shale. Dart Energy will retain a 75% interest and operatorship of the licences. This acquisition represents GdF Suez’ f...

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Total recently signed a sale and purchase agreement to sell most of its marketin ...

Total recently signed a sale and purchase agreement to sell most of its marketing assets in the UK, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man to Rontec Investments, a consortium led by Snax 24, one of the leading independent forecourt operators in the UK. The assets included within this agreement cons...

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