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Many events are now taking place as webinars, have a look at our events feed on this page or take a look at the main IET events page to see what is coming up.

As always - If you have any suggested topics you would like us to consider, or events you would like to see included in our programme, please contact Oliver Clarke by sending a message on his profile - or contact any committee member.
HVDC Interconnectors, a case study of a 2000MW scheme - 12th October 2021, 6pm

Dr Norman MacLeod, technical director for HVDC at WSP, will review High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) interconnector operation, construction and planning in the UK and present a case study of one of the largest currently in planning, the 2000MW Aquind project which will will link the British and French electric power grids  with the aim of improving energy market efficiency, improving security of supply and reducing carbon emissions.

During the presentation participants will be able to submit questions and Dr MacLeod will answer some of these in a Q&A session at the end.

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The West Yorkshire Local Network Prizes for Student Excellence have now been belatedly (due to corona virus restrictions) awarded for the year 2020. Each award consists of a certificate and £250 plus something significant to add into the student’s CV. We wish all four students further success in their engineering careers. The four 2020 winners are: ... read more...
Posted by Oliver Clarke on IET West Yorkshire Network Jul 20, 2021 5:54 pm BST


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Managed by groups of volunteers, the West Yorkshire Local Network strives to raise awareness of Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths through locally focused talks, events and visits.