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Health and safety expertise harnessed for burgeoning US market

10-12-2020

Against a backdrop of worldwide expansion in the offshore wind sector, the G+ Global Offshore Wind Health and Safety Organisation (G+), based at the Energy Institute, has this week announced the formation of a new group for the United States.

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EI Awards 2020 recognise energy sector’s ‘indispensable contribution’

26-11-2020

The annual ceremony of the hotly-contested EI Awards 2020 took place today, with the most innovative people and projects across the global energy sector feted by both the President of the Energy Institute (EI) and UK Energy Minister.

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Manifesto - 1,000 young energy voices speak up on climate threat and energy poverty

23-11-2020

  • ‘Generation 2050 Manifesto’ says a 2C climate limit and universal access are off target, and calls for urgent action from political and industry leaders
  • Findings expose ‘do-or-die conundrum’ facing energy companies in search of talent

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Industry heads join speaker line-up for virtual IP Week 2021

11-11-2020

  • Heads of BP, ConocoPhillips, Equinor and Total confirmed as speakers
  • IP Week 2021 to go virtual, with live and on-demand content available to delegates

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Innovative solutions found for offshore wind workforce during pandemic

05-08-2020

As the offshore wind sector adjusts to working with increased physical separation during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, G+ Global Offshore Wind Health & Safety Organisation, in partnership with ORE Catapult, KTN and the Workboat Association, has recognised five organisations for initiatives to improve operational safety.

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4 in 5 UK energy professionals urge resilient green recovery

08-07-2020

  • Energy Barometer 2020 survey finds 4 in 5 want stimulus channelled into green industries and jobs, and support for polluting sectors made contingent on climate action
  • Almost 90% say UK is currently off track for net zero by 2050; more than half say we’re even off track for 2030 interim target without urgent policy action
  • A jobs-rich, energy-efficient retrofit of UK housing is identified as the number one route to both recovery AND net zero.

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Industry focus on health and safety unwavering as global workforce and capacity grows

30-06-2020

As installed offshore wind capacity increases around the world, and the global workforce grows, industry health and safety body G+ highlights the need for continuous monitoring of operations in offshore environments in its latest report.

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What on earth is hydrogen?

10-06-2020

  • Abundant element could be vital in response to climate emergency but support for public’s “hydrogen literacy” must keep pace, says EI President
  • New EI Guide to Hydrogen provides information on the potential benefits, challenges and user experience in the home, for transport and in industry

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Energy Institute embarks on ambitious net zero journey

28-05-2020

  • EI sets science-based targets for GHG emission reductions of 26.2% by 2025, 47.9% by 2030 and 67.9% by 2035
  • “The EI is resolved to end its own impact on the climate”, says EI President

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Drainpipe generator scoops Energy Institute climate change award

31-03-2020

Bright sparks from Walton High School in Stafford, UK have won the first ever Energy Institute Climate Change Award as part of the Big Bang Competition with an innovative waste water power generation device.

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