Recent Blog Posts

Eric Brown
The demands on the energy system are increasing, driven by changes in our consumption and usage. The Future Power System Architecture project is, with the support of several key organisations from across the energy sector, working to understand how the system should move forward to meet these changes in demand by 2030. Eric Brown, the Head of ... read more...
Posted by La Toya Walls on IET Energy Sector Feb 20, 2017 1:09 pm GMT
Mike Kay
FPSA2 is working to understand how to align Britain's electricity system to the needs of future users and low carbon technologies, ensuring both operational capability and improved agility to respond to ongoing change, while keeping costs down. Understanding and addressing the needs of users of the energy system is vital. Engaging with both ... read more...
Posted by La Toya Walls on IET Energy Sector Feb 20, 2017 1:04 pm GMT
IET Achievements
  IET Achievement Medals   Do you know somebody who you would like to nominate for one of these awards?  The IET Prestige Medals consist of the Faraday Medal , the Mountbatten Medal , the Mensforth Manufacturing Gold Medal and the JJ Thomson Medal for Electronics .  There are also up to five Achievement Medals available to individuals who have made major ... read more...
Posted by Gordon Graham on IET Energy Sector Apr 20, 2016 8:37 am BST
MDraperIETAnnualDinner
  Three Generations of IET Members attend IET Annual Dinner Grosvenor House - 18 February 2016 http://conferences.theiet.org/annual-dinner/     Mark Draper, a third generation Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology attended the recent IET Annual Dinner with his father and son.   Mark hosted his father David (80 years young) on ... read more...
Posted by Gordon Graham on IET Energy Sector Mar 10, 2016 12:15 pm GMT
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Posted by Hoey Voong on IET Energy Sector Jul 9, 2015 10:47 am BST
As part of our ongoing relationship with All-Energy, the IET will be hosting conference sessions on the Smart Grid Forum and Sustainable Cities in Glasgow. If you are at All-Energy, why not come and join us? Smart Grid Forum - 6 May 2015, 11:00 - 12:30: Conference Room 6 The IET, DECC & Ofgem will host an interactive session on Smart Grid ... read more...
Posted by Hoey Voong on IET Energy Sector May 5, 2015 11:41 am BST
Call to action: the IET is conducting a research project that will evaluate the employer perspective on the supply and demand for electrical and electronic engineers in the UK, now and in the future. We would like your views if you are an employer of electronic or electrical engineers or responsible for recruiting them. Please take part in our research ... read more...
Posted by Hoey Voong on IET Energy Sector May 5, 2015 11:01 am BST
Duncan Botting
I am delighted to have been invited to become the next IET Energy Sector Chair and would like to introduce myself to you. I have been a keen supporter and active member of the IET (and formerly the IEE), serving on the Energy Policy Panel, representing the IET overseas in Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand, serving as a member of TPN’s, helping to ... read more...
Posted by Hannah Uzor on IET Energy Sector Mar 10, 2015 1:08 pm GMT
Professor John Loughhead
The last few month have seen bewildering changes in the energy dialogue within the UK. The so-called policy trilemma of meeting security, affordability, and environmental targets simultaneously has rocked around under public and political pressures.   As the public disquiet over shale gas exploitation (security and environmental) gradually ... read more...
Posted by Julie Hudson on IET Energy Sector Dec 11, 2013 9:19 am GMT
Professor John Loughhead
I was fortunate to be in Beijing in early September when the Second IET Renewable Power Generation conference took place at Beihang University. The first in the series took place in Edinburgh two years ago, and is planned to alternate between the UK and China. It was strongly supported by the State Key Laboratory in renewable energy, based at North China ... read more...
Posted by Julie Hudson on IET Energy Sector Sep 18, 2013 4:10 pm BST

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