Is Our Energy Future Secure and Balanced? Debate with Scottish Energy Minister and UK shadow energy minister

 Book now for the POWER SCOTLAND CONFERENCE – Glasgow – 19 March 2015

Fergus Ewing, Scottish Energy Minister
Fergus Ewing, Scottish Energy Minister

Scottish energy was one of the most prominent issues during last year’s Independence referendum. And now – six months later – it still is among the top-most political issues in the run-up to the UK general election in May.

This topicality – and other key issues in delivering a balanced and secure future energy supply – will be debated next month by Fergus Ewing, MSP, Scottish Energy Minister, and Tom Greatrex, MP, Shadow energy minister.

Taking place in Glasgow on 19 March, the eighth annual Power Scotland Conference is being held at the Technology and Innovation Centre at Strathclyde University.

Other key speakers include Prof. Sir Jim McDonald, Principal of Strathclyde University, and Alistair Buchanan, CBE, Chairman, Power & Utilities Practice, KPMG.

Other confirmed speakers include:

  • Julian Leslie, Head of Electricity Customer Service, National Grid
  • Gregor Paterson-Jones, Managing Director, Energy Efficiency, Green Investment Bank
  • Alastair Martin, Chief Strategy Officer, Flextricity
  • Graham Ault, Development Director and Co-founder, SmarterGridSolutions
  • Tom Pickering, Director, Ineos Upstream
  • Michael Wheeler, Vice Director, Power, Ramboll – Energy
  • Dr Paul Tuohy, Lecturer, Energy Systems Research Unit, University of Strathclyde
  • Alan Mortimer, Director of Innovation, Sgurr Energy
  • David Yeoman, Strategist Consultant.

For further information and booking details:

http://www.scottishenergynews.com/event/power-scotland-conference-is-the-energy-future-secure-and-balanced/

The Industrial and Power Association is also holding a Network Exchange seminar on ‘Capacity market – demand side response and electricity demand reduction’ in Edinburgh on 18 February.

For further information and booking details:

http://www.scottishenergynews.com/event/capacity-market-demand-side-response-and-electricity-demand-reduction/

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