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Welcome to IPowerE

Our mission is to serve our members and the industry by encouraging the sharing of knowledge and advancing the design, development, manufacture, application, operation and maintenance of reciprocating internal combustion engines, gas turbines and their related fields. We strive to be the place where all involved in the power and engine industries can develop their knowledge in the field of diesel engines, gas engines, gas turbines and related technologies.

You are invited to be part of IPowerE. Join a unique professional organisation dedicated to your industry and
extend your Continuous Professional Development (CPD) by participating in IPowerE meetings, technical visits
and networking opportunities.

Join now: As a Member you get access to the on-line library and receive past technical papers published in
Power Engineer free of charge.   

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It is intended that the programme includes topics of interest to our membership and the industry worldwide. In 2020 we plan to continue delivering high quality papers days as well as our seminars and conferences.  

The theme of these events will include current

and topical subjects relevant to members,

plant users and today’s reciprocating engine

and gas turbine industries.  

We invite you to send in your ideas and  get

involved in the organisation of these events.   

You are invited to propose papers for


Your help is welcome and needed.  To be

part of the programme please contact IPowerE Bedford office with your comments now.

IPowerE’s 2020 Operational Report

Submission Invitation

New Submissions Welcomed

The Annual Operational Report is an important report and a unique compilation of data of value to the Power Industry worldwide, including owners, operators, financial bodies, manufacturers and consulting engineers. The report is made available to all contributors and IPowerE members. Our objective is to encourage the sharing of information within the power industry for improved availability, reliability and safety of operations in the industry as a whole.

We have received a number of submittals to date and are actively proceeding with the preparation of the report, however we continue to welcome additional submittals.  We welcome new operational returns for all types of power facilities including reciprocating engines, gas turbines, combined cycle power plants, energy storage and wind, hydro and solar renewable energy facilities for a twelve month period.  The period selected by each operator may be for any 12 month period during 2018-2019.

Contributors are asked to send in their return and submit these by October 15th. This will enable IPowerE to compile and issue a report by the end of 2020. You are invited to contact IPowerE Operational Report Working Group by e-mail to to confirm your participation and for us to answer any queries you may have. If you need more time please let us know.

Submission details

IDGTE relaunches as Institution of Power Engineers

The Institution of Diesel and Gas Turbine Engineers (IDGTE) has relaunched as the Institution of Power Engineers (IPowerE) reflecting its commitment to the latest technologies and its vision for the future in the evolving power and prime-mover landscapes.    Full Press Release


Technology Seminar and

73rd Annual Luncheon


20/20 Vision

Powering a New Decade

New date Friday 12 March 2021 - Leonardo Royal Hotel London Tower Bridge, London E1 8GP  (formerly Grange Tower Bridge Hotel)

IPowerE’s 2021 Technology Seminar and Luncheon is to be held at the Leonardo Royal Hotel London Tower Bridge.  The day will commence at 10.00am with a technology seminar, followed by a 3-course luncheon and guest speakers in the afternoon.  

The morning seminar will comprise a multi-stream programme covering a range of technologies and subject matter, so there will be something which is relevant to everyone’s business.

The annual seminar and luncheon is well established as a key event in the calendar of the power and prime mover industries and is an occasion not to be missed.  Book your place now and take the opportunity to catch up on the latest technology developments and to hear and engage with internationally renowned speakers, plus the chance to network with other members, clients, colleagues and friends, old and new.

Principal Guest:                                                  Guest Speaker:

Dr Cathy McClay,                                              Mandy Hickson,

Head of Strategy at Sembcorp Energy           Former Royal Air Force Fast Jet  (Tornado) Pilot

Individual ticket price £130 (+ VAT) inclusive of admission to seminar and luncheon

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Book your table (or ticket)

Book your places now and take the opportunity to network with members, clients and colleagues both old and new, plus the chance to hear and engage with internationally renowned speakers.

Ticket  price

£150.00 (£125.00 +VAT)

Company tables seating 8, 10 or 12 are available.

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Luncheon Menu                                        Event Drinks List                                        Drinks Pre-Order Form                            Information (unpriced)

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IPowerE’s 2020 Webinar Series

Zero Carbon Economy-A Realistic Target?

A series of 3 webinars replacing our usual single day September Seminar.

      We believe we have lined up some first class presenters to cover various aspects of this vital subject.


More details

If you missed our Tech Talk webinar on 27 May 2020. You can listen to the recording of the webinar here: