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The world of energy is at once fascinating and controversial, global and local, old and new. The Energy Institute is working to reinforce the role of evidence and expertise at the heart of the public debate about energy. Through original research, events and engagement work we gather and articulate the views of our professional membership, which spans the global energy system.

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Media releases

Brexit “fog” obscures clean energy wins, in professionals’ verdict on UK energy


Six clear messages for UK ministers and industry leaders dominate the findings of the 2018 Energy Barometer published today by the Energy Institute.

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Energy industry chief - Brexit 'red flags' for energy in Northern Ireland


One of the UK energy world's leading voices will today address industry leaders in Belfast, setting out energy professionals - 'red flags' about Brexit.

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UK forecourt network shows minor fall in 2017


The latest Retail Marketing Survey, conducted by the Energy Institute (EI), shows that the number of forecourts in the UK declined slightly, with 8,442 sites operating at the close of 2017. This was despite evidence of stabilisation in 2016, when 8,489 forecourts operated, up from 8,472 in 2015.

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Golden age of gas dependent on changing DNA of industry, new EI survey reveals


A new report published by the Energy Institute (EI) at International Petroleum (IP) Week today sheds light on the attitudes of global oil and gas professionals towards reducing the climate change impacts of natural gas.

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US Deputy Energy Secretary to address IP Week 2018


U.S. Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette, a key figure in the Trump administration, completes the high-profile speaker line up for IP Week 2018, the Energy Institute (EI) announced today.

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EI News stories

Members: Attend our AGM / Join our Council

The Energy Institute relies on the participation and support of its members, thousands of whom donate their time, expertise and energies as volunteers in a range of interesting ways, from advising on ...

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New coalition to push diversity into senior ranks of industry

Eight leading industry CEOs have formed a new grouping to spearhead vital efforts to improve the energy sector’s gender diversity and inclusion performance.The Energy Leaders’ Coalition,...

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Government, industry and media speakers headline in Aberdeen

Speakers from the worlds of government, industry and the media joined members of the EI’s Aberdeen, Highlands and Islands branch for their 30th annual flagship event in May.The annual dinner he...

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Louise Kingham – EI’s ‘ethos of collaboration’ is key to reducing risk in energy

An international audience of grant holders, academia, industry and members of the public heard EI Chief Executive Louise Kingham OBE FEI speak about the EI’s role in promoting safety globally a...

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Revised ‘petrol filling station blueprint’ published

The highly awaited fourth edition of Design, construction, modification, maintenance and decommissioning of petrol filling stations, known in the industry as the Blue Book, has been published by the E...

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Energy World and Petroleum Review news stories

Planning for shale gas explored

The government has announced a new package of planning measures to support the development of shale gas. Part of the government’s Industrial Strategy, the package, includes: ·  &...

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Two new tools to remotely appraise scope for renewables

Two organisations have launched software tools that should allow householders and building operators to get a first approximation of whether their home or site is suitable for installing solar and oth...

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New investment for research on local energy systems

The government has launched a £102mn programme of investment in new local energy approaches, and a new research consortium, as part of its Industrial Strategy. The energy revolution research...

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Drax switches to gas and a BECCS pilot project

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 –...

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Government considering investing in a new nuclear station at Wylfa

Prospects for the building of a new nuclear power station at Wylfa Newydd on the island of Anglesey – and perhaps others to follow – have improved a little with the opening of negotiatio...

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