Energy Network

Role and function

The Energy Network provides expert views for CIWEM on energy-related issues including biogas, shale gas and renewables. The Network enables us to deliver technical and policy outputs to a consistently high standard. It acts as a focal point, bringing together people who are working in the area or for whom energy and climate change is a key issue.

The Energy Network works as a virtual pool of energy experts who can contribute to consultation responses and other policy outputs. It considers key issues relating to energy policy and technical challenges, from de-carbonising energy supply to maximising uptake of energy efficiency across society.

If you would like to join please get in touch with Heather Jones who oversees the management of the network.


Members of the network assisted in CIWEM’s Shale Gas and Water report. This reviews the likely viability, scale and timing of shale gas exploitation in the UK. It also considers if an industry of any significant scale were to develop, what the implications of hydraulic fracturing of shale would be for water resources, water treatment and the water environment, and the regulatory requirements needed to mitigate the industry’s impact on the environment.

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Whether you are studying, actively looking to progress your career, or already extensively experienced, our membership will add value and recognition to your achievements. We can actively help you progress throughout your career.

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We organise a wide portfolio of UK and international thought leading events, providing an industry recognised forum for debate, CPD and sector networking. These events also support our policy work and inform key initiatives.

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