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The BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) has established a Young Energy Professionals Network (YEPN).

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    Taranaki business woman a finalist in Deloitte Business Awards

    29 Oct 2019 | BusinessNZ

    A Taranaki woman who started her career in cosmetics and now works in the oil and gas industry is a finalist in a national business awards.

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    Why switching to renewables is proving a slow burn

    17 Oct 2019 | BusinessNZ

    Abu Dhabi (CNN Business)The biggest player in oil is embarking on its own transition to cleaner sources of energy.

    As part of Saudi Arabia's 2030 Vision plan to diversify its economy, the kingdom is aiming to have around 30% of its energy generated by renewable sources just over a...

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    YEPN COLUMN: Cautious optimism at global energy conference

    25 Sep 2019 | BusinessNZ

    Earlier this month, the 24th World Energy Congress (WEC24) took place in Abu Dhabi with the theme “Energy for Prosperity”. The four-day interactive programme involved plenary sessions, panel discussions, debates and workshops, centred around the critical issues currently faced by the energy industry.

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    WEC24 Debrief

    20 Sep 2019 | BusinessNZ

    On September 9th the 24th World Energy Congress kicked off in Abu Dhabi under the theme “energy for prosperity”. The congress entailed a four-day interactive programme where delegates attended plenary sessions, panel discussions, debates and workshops, centred around the critical issues currently faced by the energy industry.

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    YEPN eyes South Island for growth

    13 May 2019 | BusinessNZ

    The Young Energy Professionals Network is aiming to grow its currently sparse membership in the South Island and could establish a Christchurch branch. Co-chair Mark Todoroff says there is "not much" of a YEPN presence in the South Island at present.

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    2018 FEL Nominations Statistics

    26 Mar 2019 | BusinessNZ Energy Council

    This year, the World Energy Council received more applications than ever before: 241 of them! This is an increase of nearly 40% compared to last year and a clear sign of the increasing visibility and importance of the programme.

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    Jay, Hansen among energy sector mentors

    25 Jun 2018 | Energy News

    Joshua Riddiford, Energy News 
    Industry leaders including Transpower's grid development general manager Stephen Jay, outgoing Electricity Authority chief executive Carl Hansen and Contact Energy's regulatory affairs and government relations head Louise Griffin have volunteered to mentor the sector's younger professionals. The Young Energy Professional Network's new programme randomly matches mentees, who sign up to the programme, with a mentor in their city to meet that month. The mentor and mentee will then organise their own meetings.

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    YEPN at Downstream 2018

    22 Mar 2018 | BusinessNZ Energy Council

    YEPN were invited to present at the 2018 downstream conference. Presenters Dr Daniel Gnoth (Senior Data Scientist, Powerco), Margie McCrone (Regulatory Advisor, Genesis), and Jonny Parker (Energy Manager, Victoria University) delivered a talk focusing on the soft human skills and connectivity young professionals may need to take the reins of a rapidly changing industry. Environmental challenges, machine learning, electrification of transport, and increased consumer desire for grid independence will lay new challenges to the professionals of tomorrow. So could it be the human traits of creativity, continued learning coupled with professional connectivity that allow us to adapt to future challenges?

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    BEC seeks future energy leaders

    8 Feb 2018 | BusinessNZ Energy Council

    The country's future energy leaders are being sought by the BusinessNZ Energy Council. There are 100 Future Energy Leaders worldwide chosen by the World Energy Council and the BEC is seeking nominations from New Zealand professionals by 5pm Monday. Bennet Tucker, recently appointed FEL-100 board secretary, says becoming a future energy leader provides exposure to global energy professionals and issues and ideas with international resonance.

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    NZ future energy leader joins global board

    2 Feb 2018 | BusinessNZ Energy Council

    The BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) is delighted with the appointment of Bennet Tucker from Transpower, a member of the New Zealand Young Energy Professionals Network, to the WEC board for global future energy leaders, the FEL-100.

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