Scottish Energy Association to hold Power Scotland conference on UK energy policy and new opportunities

Lord Redesdale
Lord Redesdale

The expanding Scottish Energy Association – which has been joined by seven new corporate members in the past year – is holding its annual Power Scotland conference next month on three key themes: –

  1. UK Energy Policy: Where Are We Now
  2. Major Energy Projects
  3. New Opportunities, New Markets and New Technologies

With a plenary panel – including Murdo Fraser, MSP, Convenor of the Energy & Enterprise Committee in Scottish Parliament – the keynote speech on the theme of ‘energy efficiency and the heat policy needed in Scotland’ is due to be given by Lord Redesdale, chief executive of the Energy Managers Association.

Redesdale has served on a number of science and technology committees in the Lords, where he takes the Liberal whip. He was Energy Spokesman for the Liberal in the Lords 2000-2008 and in 2009, he founded the Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association (ADBA) which has more than 260 member companies. 

The Scottish Energy Association has welcomed the following organisations as new members since its last conference; –

  • Green Investment Bank
  • Heliex Power
  • NEL
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn
  • Fraser-Nash Consultancy
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of the West of Scotland.
Hector Grant
Hector Grant

Hector Grant, Chief Executive of the Scottish Energy Association, said: “With sessions on policy, major energy projects and new technology the day will be packed with fascinating information and great networking opportunities.

“Why not come and hear how some of those in the industry are going to respond to the government’s long-awaited energy policy ‘Re-set?”’

The conference is being held at the Technology & Innovation Centre, near George Square in Glasgow on 10 March 2016.

For  full programme and booking details, visit:

Meanwhile, House of Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee will publish its report on the Future of Carbon Capture and Storage in the UK on Wednesday 10 February 2016.



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