10/3/2016 – Power Scotland Conference 2016 – Glasgow

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Is ‘Reset’ pushing the right buttons?

The SEA’s flagship event celebrates its ninth Power Scotland Conference on Thursday, 10/3/2016 and is sponsored by NationalGrid and Doosan Babcock

Venue – Technology & Innovation Centre (TIC), University of Strathclyde, 99 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1RD.

Conference Theme – Is ‘Reset’ pushing the right buttons?

DoosanLogo National_Grid_logo_blkEnergy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd recently delivered a speech on the government’s long-awaited energy policy ‘Reset’, setting out a new vision to ensure energy security becomes the “number one priority”. In a wide-ranging address, she announced the government would seek to phase out all unabated coal-fired power plants by 2025 and confirmed a further three auctions of clean energy support contracts would take place during this parliament. There was further good news for the nascent demand management sector, where Rudd said the government would look at plans to expand the use of smart grid technologies, and the clean tech industry, she was keen to mobilise increased R&D funding in this area. View the

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So how is the industry going to respond? This one day Conference will have speakers including Lord Redesdale, Murdo Fraser MSP, Sarah Boyack MSP, Chris Stark – Director of Electricity at the Scottish Government, Ivo Spreeuwenberg of National Grid, Maggie McGinlay of Scottish Enterprise, Robin Duncan of AES, Tom Pickering of Ineos, Professor Stuart Haszeldine, Barbara Vest of EnergyUK, Alex Coulton of RES, Dr Simon Minett of Challoch,  Dr Les King of Doosan Babcock, Martin Veart of the Scottish Lib Dems,  and some more still to be confirmed.

Session 1: Energy Policy – Where Are We Now? – Session 2: Major Energy Projects – Where are we now? – Session 3: New Opportunities, markets and technologies.

Scottish Parliament Election – The day will finish off with the five main Scottish political parties presenting their energy manifestos for the Holyrood election on 5/5/2016 which will be followed by a Q & A

The Power Scotland Conference on 10/3/2016 is an opportunity to engage in the debate and see how your organisation can grasp opportunities.

BOOK YOUR TICKETS BY EMAILING events@wearesea.com

SEA Members£175.00#

Associate Members+, £190.00#

Non Members, £195.00#

Including all refreshments

See SEA Conference Registration Terms and Conditions

+ Associate Members include members of supporting institutions and associations

EXHIBITION places available on first come basis.

SEA Members £295.00# – Non Members £350.00#. Don’t miss out, limited number of spaces available.

Email your stand application to: events@wearesea.com

# All rates plus 20% vat

For Sponsorship and Exhibition information please contact Hector Grant, Chief Executive by emailing hector@wearesea.com or telephoning +44 (0)1355 272630