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Energy Institute - Chartered Professional Membership Body for Energy Industries

The Energy Institute (EI) is the leading chartered professional membership body for the energy industries, supporting more than 13,500 individual members and 300 company members across 100 countries. The EI promotes the safe, environmentally responsible and efficient supply and use of energy in all its forms and applications.

Serving society with independence, professionalism and a wealth of expertise in energy matters, the EI provides a home to all those working in energy and a scientific and technical reservoir of knowledge for industry, while also offering learning and networking opportunities to support career development.

The Energy Institute: a home for energy professionals

The purpose of the EI is the promotion of the safe, environmentally responsible and efficient supply and use of energy in all its forms and applications. In fulfilling this purpose, the EI addresses the depth of and breadth of the energy system, from upstream and downstream hydrocarbons and other primary fuels and renewables to power generation, transmission and distribution to sustainable development, demand side management and energy efficiency.

In a competitive world, the modern professional body is a vital partner for any individual or organisation.

Our mission is to promote professionalism and good practice throughout the sector through inclusive membership and professional recognition, relevant education and training activities, a technical programme that leads industry in providing solutions to a number of key technical challenges and important events and networking opportunities for our members and stakeholders.

In times of economic uncertainty, the ability to prove and demonstrate your professionalism is vital. Recognised professionals achieve higher salaries and benefit from increased job security. A recent study showed individuals with professional qualifications and membership stood to gain £152,000 in additional earnings over the course of their career.

Professionalism is essential to meeting the energy challenges of the future. Demonstrate your professionalism through the EI professional recognition process.

Aims and commitments

The Energy Institute aims:

  • To promote the role, status and contribution of energy professionals in society and maintain professional standards.
  • To equip energy professionals with tools to enable their positive contribution to society.
  • To ensure the availability of good-quality energy education and learning provision.
  • To provide a forum for debate to facilitate the development and dissemination of energy knowledge and good practice.
  • To enhance public understanding of energy resources and their role in society.

The EI is also committed to:

  • Professional recognition
  • Knowledge and information provision through conference, technical publications and journals and online activities
  • Extensive technical and scientific support across the energy industries
  • Education, training and library information service provision
  • Working with industry to provide technical solutions and good practice on health, safety and environment issues
  • Stimulating and facilitating policy debate and influence
  • Providing regional, national and international networks to bring the energy community together
  • Supporting individuals' development and recognising their achievements

The fast-track route to membership: instant access to member benefits

If you want to get involved with the leading chartered professional membership body for people working in energy, then you should become a member of the EI. The quickest and easiest way to join the EI and start to make the most of membership and all of the associated benefits is to join as an affiliate member. You can download an application form with discounted membership fees from www.energyinst.org.uk/content/files/EBR.doc.

Affiliate membership is the fast-track route to membership, and can be the first step towards professional membership and chartered status for suitable candidates. Professional members gain the use of post-nominals to demonstrate high levels of professional recognition and status among their peers, colleagues and clients. EI membership is recognised as a standard of excellence throughout the energy industries and is a visible mark of quality, competence and commitment.

Affiliates gain immediate access to the benefits of membership including:

  • Free magazine subscription to Energy World or Petroleum Review, keeping you up-to-date with the latest industry news and developments.
  • Access to professional recognition and career development opportunities, offering higher levels of membership, chartered engineer, chartered environmentalist and chartered scientist registration, and more, to enhance your professionalism.
  • Discounts on journals and publications, events, training courses, seminars, conferences and workshops to further enhance industry knowledge.
  • Free access to the EI Library and Information Service, offering a huge resource of knowledge, information and research.
  • Exclusive information from the "members only" section of our website.
  • Unrivalled peer networking opportunities through a series of free-of-charge events, including member workshops, evening lectures, branch events and special interest groups.

Affiliate members can apply to upgrade to professional membership grades and chartered titles, and receive the recognition that gives the professional edge in an increasingly competitive environment.

Professional membership grades available through the EI include:

  • Technician member (TMEI)
  • Member (MEI)
  • Fellow (FEI)

Other professional titles include:

  • Engineering technician (EngTech)
  • Incorporated engineer (IENG)
  • Chartered engineer (CEng)
  • Chartered environmentalist (CEnv)
  • Chartered scientist (CSci)

The Energy Institute

61 New Cavendish Street
London W1G 7AR
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7467 7100
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7255 1472
URL: www.energyinst.org
E-mail: sprice@energyinst.org