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Welcome to the Yorkshire branch page

Welcome to the Yorkshire branch page.

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All members, guests and colleagues are welcome to participate in branch activities. We hope to see you at a local event soon.

Committee contact

To contact the branch, please email eiyorkssec@gmail.com.

Mark Burrows CEng CEnv FEI Chartered Energy Manager
Position: Chair
Peter Rock MEI
Position: Treasurer
Richard Mizzi CEng MEI Chartered Energy Engineer
Position: Secretary
Peter Stevens MEI
Position: Membership Secretary
Rachel Lee FEI Chartered Energy Manager
Position: Education Secretary

Events

Yorkshire branch members' lunch

27-02-2019
Annual lunch for Energy Institute Members

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The role of electricity networks in unlocking the low carbon future

27-02-2019
Energy Institute and Energy Leeds have organised for Jim Cardwell from Northern Powergrid to give a talk on the role of electricity networks in unlocking the low carbon future.

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Publications and documents

Yorkshire Branch Nomination Forms

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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Britain’s first carbon capture and usage project could be on the way

5-12-2018
Carbon capture and storage is back on the UK agenda, extended to also include carbon usage – hence the new acronym CCUS – following an international ‘summit’ meeting held in Edinburgh. One result could be that the UK’s CCUS project could be up and running by the mid-2020s, according to governme...

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Van fleet operators pledge to go electric

27-09-2018
Sixteen of the UK’s largest fleet operators have signed the Clean Van Commitment and will invest an initial £40mn over the next two years to drive the increase in use of electric vans. Backed by the Department for Transport and led by Global Action Plan in partnership with Engie, the Clean Van Commi...

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Progress at East Anglia ONE, Hornsea and Race Bank

22-08-2018
Britain’s offshore wind industry continues to move forward, with three North Sea wind farms reaching different milestones in the summer.   First, construction work has begun to build the hub of the proposed East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm in Lowestoft – a new operations and maintenance ...

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Drax switches to gas and a BECCS pilot project

22-06-2018
Operators of the Drax power station in Yorkshire – formerly Britain’s largest coal-fired power station and once said to be the single largest emitter of carbon dioxide in Europe – have taken three significant steps to achieving its coal-free ambitions.First, they have taken its fourth coal-fired pow...

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