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Welcome to IPowerE
Our mission is to serve our members and the industry by encouraging the sharing of knowledge in the field of power and energy and to advance conceptual thought, design, development, manufacture, application, operation and maintenance of power and energy plant and systems.
We strive to be the leading independent international forum for networking and promotion of knowledge in the field of power and energy.
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.
Have an article published in the Journal
The IPowerE welcomes technical articles for publication from members and non-
We are interested in articles which cover topics such as:
We invite you to send in any ideas and suggestions (title and one paragraph introduction) for articles to the Bedford Office for consideration for publication in the journal.
March 2023 Celebrates 100th Anniversary of the Operational Report
The Working Cost Report is the forerunner of the IPowerE Operational Report and was first presented to a meeting of the DEUA on Friday 2 March 1923. We are therefore celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Institution’s Operational Report.
1913 Formation of the Association as DEUA
1923 The first report covered six power stations with heavy oil engines in the UK and two from India
1924 The second report included 34 UK power stations and five stations in India
1962 Report included 100 stations
2003 Institution’s 90th Anniversary published 90 year book
2006 name remained Working Cost and Operational Report
2007 The name changed to Operational Report with reciprocating engines, gas turbines and CCGT
2013 Institution’s 100th Anniversary since formation
2020 Report Includes Engines, Gas Turbines, CCGT, Hydro
2021 Report Includes Engines, Gas Turbines, CCGT, Hydro,
Solar, Wind and Storage
Technology Seminar &
75th Annual Luncheon
Thursday 18 April 2024
Chelsea Harbour Hotel
London SW10 0XG
The 2024 Technology Seminar and Annual Luncheon
is to be held at the Chelsea Harbour Hotel.
The morning seminar will comprise a multi-
IPowerE Policy Post COP26 -
The UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) has highlighted that an unprecedented shift in progress will be needed to enable governments worldwide achieve Net Zero Strategies by 2050.
In the lead up to COP26 the UK’s Net Zero Strategy has been discussed as part of the most recent IPowerE Webinar Series during which the UK’s ten-
The Institution of Power Engineers continues to focus on the development of clean energy technology developments worldwide; developments across different sectors of power generation, energy storage and the hydrogen economy. In all the current planning of IPowerE activities we are ensuring that the expected industrial revolution, improved technology and new technology developments are being addressed.
All IPowerE members are welcomed to actively assist IPowerE in achieving these objectives and new members are encouraged to join IPowerE and be part of these developments.