For 30 years BIEE has provided a focal point for informed discussion and debate of key energy issues in the UK.

Forthcoming events

17 Sep, 2014

Balancing Competing Energy Policy Goals

The two day academic conference will consider the difficulties of balancing the three main objectives of energy policy – security of supply, sustainability and affordability – and, in particular, the cost of mitigating climate change and its impact on household and industry energy costs.

Venue:St John's College, Oxford, OX1 3JP

BIEE aims to encourage the exchange of ideas and information between energy professionals from different disciplines and different sectors of the energy industry.

We have a diverse membership that cuts across traditional industry sectors with members drawn from academia, government, industry and finance

BIEE is impartial, globally informed, and focuses on energy economics and policy.

Our members benefit from meetings, conferences and seminars throughout the year, access to useful information and resources, plus a unique network of valuable contacts in academia, industry, finance and the public sector.

BIEE membership is available for companies, individuals and students and can be combined with membership of the IAEE

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