Subsidies no more? Solar much more? Tidal energy, offshore wind and storage a bit more? Make sure your energy voice is heard by MSPs at Scotland’s Renewable Forum

SRF logo for SENWith the Scottish general elections to Holyrood over the results for the Scottish renewable energy sector are now clear, aren’t they?

No! They’re not.

There is as much – if not more, uncertainty in what is wanted, what is required, and what will, and what can be, delivered for Scotland’s renewable energy sector.

We’ve now got a minority SNP Govt. Again. And already the opposition parties are lining up to tear the wings off some of the SNP’s policy-body – such as the ‘named person’ social justice/ social work scheme, and the ‘jet-tax’ air passenger duty.

The SCOTLAND’S RENEWABLE FUTURES forum will not be discussing these issues are they are outwith the remit of this conference. Ditto for fracking/ shale energy.

But everything else is up for grabs – which is why we’ve invited Holyrood MPs from EVERY party in the Scottish Parliament:

Including the Mr/ Miss Nobody from the SNP-Scot-Govt. who presently (un)fills the vacant post of ‘Scottish Environment Minister since the SNP’s Aileen McLeod was defeated by the Tories in Dumfries and Galloway West and failed to stand as an SNP-lister candidate)

But what the SCOTLAND’S RENEWABLE FUTURES forum will be focussing on are some of the mega-big issues for … the future; such as:

  • De-carbonisation of heat and transport and renewable district heating
  • The emerging – and enlarged – role of Scottish solar power
  • Ditto the emerging colossus of tidal energy (such as Scotrenewable Energy and its launch of the world’s biggest tidal energy generator)
  • Energy storage and batteries
  • Carbon capture and storage
  • Overseas sales and export opportunities for Scottish renewables know-how
  • The prospects for ACT Blade power – which has the potential to do for Scotland’s nascent wind turbine blade manufacturing industry what Nokia did for Finland fifteen years ago
  • Floating and offshore wind, and
  • Onshore wind energy in the post-subsidy UK world

Jeremy Peat, OBEA veritable galaxy of star renewable energy speakers are taking part at SCOTLAND’S RENEWABLE FUTURES, which will be chaired by Jeremy Peat, OBE (pictured left) former Chief Economist at the Royal Bank.

Feel the quality of the speaker programme for SCOTLAND’S RENEWABLE FUTURE conference at Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Capture on 26 May 2016 (just up Holyrood Road from.. Holyrood/ Scottish Parliament) at:

What you SAY and what you HEAR at SCOTLAND’S RENEWABLE FUTURE will also be heard loud and clear by Scotland’s Holyrood MPs (as well as our Westminster MPs), etc – in the day and daily reports published Scottish Energy News.

No other energy conference in Scotland can provide this detailed, targeted and daily delivery of market- sensitive, industry-developments to opinion-formers in Holyrood, Westminster, Brussels – and internationally;

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