New energy training centre open in Somerset

A new national training centre for collaboration and innovation in energy has officially been opened in Somerset. EDF Energy’s Cannington Court, located near the proposed new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point, has ground source heat pumps and solar panels which will provide more than 50% of the centre’s energy needs. It is part of […]

New EU training centre to combat illegal nuclear trafficking

A new training centre aimed at combating illicit trafficking of nuclear materials has been launched in the EU. The European nuclear security training centre (EUSECTRA) in Karlsruhe, Germany, will instruct front-line officers, trainers and experts on how to detect and respond to illegal trafficking of radioactive materials. One of the training areas will imitate airport […]

Siemens plans new wind training centre in US

Siemens is set to open a new wind energy service training facility in Orlando, Florida in the US. The 40,000 square foot centre will provide training to new wind turbine technicians as the German company claims the demand for skilled workers is increasing with more wind projects coming online. With an initial investment of around […]