DEFINITION of 'Energy Institute - EI'
An organization based in London, England, that was formed as a result of the 2003 merger between the Institute of Petroleum and the Institute of Energy. It is a membership-based professional organization dedicated to serving those working in and studying different forms of energy. Engineers can also receive their Chartered, Incorporated and Engineering Technician status from the EI.
BREAKING DOWN 'Energy Institute - EI'
The Energy Institute is a resource for those working in and studying energy. Its membership includes approximately 14,000 international professionals. The EI hosts regular events and workshops through which professionals can exchange information regarding different types of energy, including oil, gas, nuclear and alternative energy.