Date: 11 November 2014 : 10:00 - 16:00
This masterclass will allow delegates to form a better understanding of the important part nuclear generation will play in the UK’s sustainable energy future, together with the challenges and opportunities for FE education providers in helping to address the skills gap in STEM subjects. The presentations will also provide an insight into some of EDF Energy’s innovative training and development methods.
The events will include a guided tour of the Hinkley Point B Nuclear Plant in Somerset
EDF Energy is one of the UK’s largest energy companies and its largest producer of low-carbon electricity. We generate around one fifth of the UK's electricity and employ around 15,000 people, and we supply electricity and gas to around 5.5 million residential and business customers, making us the biggest supplier of electricity by volume.
EDF Energy is leading the way in nuclear power generation, which will play a key role in the UK’s energy mix: helping to address climate change while ensuring a secure and affordable energy supply. With its, partners EDF Energy has advanced plans to build two new reactors at Hinkley Point B in Somerset. The Hinkley Point New Nuclear Development will create a new generation of skilled engineers, thousands of job and business opportunities and provide a real boost to the economy of Somerset and the South West.
9:30 - 10:20: Registration, welcome and introduction
10:20 - 12:20: Presentations:
12:20 - 13:00: Lunch
13:00 - 15:40: Coach to and tour of Hinkley Point
15:40 - 16:20: Q&A discussions and coach back to Bridgwater
16:20: End of day
This is a fantastic chance to
EDF Energy Visitor Centre,
Units 18-19, Angel Place Shopping Centre
(a coach will take delegates to Hinkley Point for a tour in the afternoon)