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New CEO to take Energy Institute forward into next chapter

08-04-2021

Dr Nick Wayth CEng MIMechE FEI has been appointed Chief Executive of the Energy Institute, the global professional body’s President Steve Holliday FREng FEI announced today.

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G+ and HeliOffshore collaborate on new helicopter recommended practice for wind farm operations

01-03-2021

With helicopter use growing in the offshore wind industry, the G+ Global Offshore Wind Health and Safety Organisation and HeliOffshore have today unveiled new recommended practice for safe helicopter operations

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‘Decade of delivery’ centre stage at virtual IP Week 2021

28-01-2021

  • Oil and gas CEOs and leading figures from across energy and climate change convene in critical year of COP26.

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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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