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The 2018 CP&De exhibition is being organised by Global Media Publishing Ltd and will be held on the 18th & 19th April, 2018, at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, UK.  CP&De is easily the largest and most reputable, independently-run, stand-alone Independent Power and Electrical trade exhibition in Europe and it is aimed at buyers, users and specifiers of independent power generator equipment,  power engineers, energy professional and consultants, city councils, infrastructure specialists, data centre operators, electricity providers and utility technicians.

CP&De is a 2-day event incorporating an informative key business conference focusing on a wide spectrum of energy-related topics, including Independent Power generation, Renewable Energy, Generator Sets, CHP/District Heating, large-scale Industrial Batteries/fuel cells and Uninterruptible Power Supplies. See for daily updates on the show.

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Welcome to IDGTE

Our mission is to serve our members and the industry by encouraging the sharing of knowledge and advancing the design, development, manufacture, application, operation and maintenance of reciprocating internal combustion engines, gas turbines and their related fields. We strive to be the place where all involved in the power and engine industries can develop their knowledge in the field of diesel engines, gas engines, gas turbines and related technologies.

You are invited to be part of IDGTE. Join a unique professional organisation dedicated to your industry and extend your Continuous Professional Development (CPD) by participating in IDGTE meetings, technical visits and networking opportunities.

Join now: Get access to online library and receive past technical papers published in the Power Engineer free of charge. Pay no registration fee.


It is intended that the programme includes topics of interest to our membership and the industry worldwide. In 2018 we plan to continue delivering high quality papers days as well as our seminars and conferences.  The theme of these events will include current and topical subjects relevant to members, plant users and today’s reciprocating engine and gas turbine industries.  

We invite you to send in your ideas and get involved in the organisation of these events.  You are invited to propose papers for consideration.

Your help is welcome and needed. To be part of the programme please contact IDGTE Bedford office with your comments now.

Annual General Meeting 2017

For those who were unable to attend the recent AGM, a copy of the Report and Accounts to June 2017 are available for download (click on image)

Following the meeting presentations were given by:

Adam Wray-Summerson, Major Project Specialist, Clarke Energy on

“An Insight into the Latest Developments on Gas Engine Technology and Appropriate Engine Selection”, and

Joris van der List, Energy Product Line Manager, Q8 Oils on

“New Synthetic Gas Engine Oil Ranges Mahler GR5 and GR8”

If you would like to receive pdfs of these presentations please email


In March 2016 ICE, IET and IMechE commissioned John Uff QC to lead a review of UK professional

engineering. In response the three institutions have agreed to put in place five work streams. These are:

Click on image to view report.


Thursday 3 May 2018, Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, London

This event comprises of a morning multi-stream seminar Meeting the power challenge of today’s global markets”, followed by 3-course luncheon and after dinner speakers.  This year’s industry speaker is Melle Kruisdijk, Vice President Europe at Wärtsilä Energy Solutions.  Our guest speaker is Dave Coplin; author, alchemist, catalyst, founder and CEO of The Envisioners.

For details of speakers, ticket prices and sponsorship packages

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IDGTE needs people to volunteer to take on various very rewarding tasks that open opportunities for personal development and achievement of CPD.  

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Dave Coplin - The Envisioners

Melle Kruisdijk

Dave Coplin

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