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South Western and South Wales

Welcome to the South Western and South Wales branch page

Welcome to the South Western and South Wales branch page.

The SW&SW branch is collaborating closely with the SW&SW YPN to develop activities across the region, particularly in and around Bristol, Cardiff and Oxford. The branch has also recently created a South West Peninsular group, incorporating places such as Exeter and Falmouth. If you would like to join the committee, please do get in touch. We hope to see you at a local event soon.

Hear about our upcoming events by subscribing to our mailing list here.

Committee contact

To contact the branch, please email southwestsouthwales@energyinst.org.

Phil Warren MEI Chartered Energy Manager
Position: Chair
Paul Hancock CEng MEI
Position: Vice Chair
Alastair Stevens AMEI
Position: Secretary
Rhys Roberts
Position: Treasurer

Events

EI South Western and South Wales Networking Event

9-05-2019
The Energy Institute (South West and South Wales branch) will be hosting a networking event on Thursday 09th May 2019 at Yurt Lush, Bristol.

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Publications and documents

Latest news

One more coal plant goes down – EDF’s 2 GW Cottam plant to close

12-02-2019
Fifty years of generation at the 2,000 MW coal-fired power station at Cottam in North Nottinghamshire will end on 30 September, as a result of the drive to decarbonise the electricity sector.The decision reflects the challenging market conditions over the last few years – Cottam is understood to hav...

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Tesla to build world’s most powerful lithium ion battery in Australia

8-08-2017
Tesla has announced that it will be building the ‘world’s most powerful’ lithium ion battery in South Australia. The battery will be installed at a 300 MW wind farm situated north of Adelaide and will provide grid balancing services as well as back-up power to the state’s power grid.Tesla won the bi...

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ISO 50001 for Associated British Ports

1-02-2016
Associated British Ports (ABP) has achieved the international standard for energy management (ISO 50001:2011) after a complete transformation to its approach during 2015, which has enabled the business to deliver improvements in energy efficiency and consumption. With assistance from specialist comp...

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Battery storage system will store PV-generated power

1-02-2016
Energy storage technologies – particularly those designed to accept the output from intermittent renewables generators – are an increasingly important area for technology design and testing, with the development of appropriate commercial arrangements not far behind. Now, one of the UK’s first indust...

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Battery storage system will store PV-generated power

11-01-2016
Energy storage technologies – particularly those designed to accept the output from intermittent renewables generators – are an increasingly important area for technology design and testing, with the development of appropriate commercial arrangements not far behind.  Now, one of the UK’s first...

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