VIP speakers confirmed for April 25 Thrive for Energy business briefing

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Thrive For Energy – Scotland’s leading B2B membership based networking organisation which hosts sector specific events across Scotland – has announced that the following VIP speakers have been confirmed for its next business briefing:

  • Ed Craig, Head of Enterprise & Innovation, Edinburgh Centre of Carbon Innovation
  • Felix Wight, Policy & Innovation Manager, Community Energy Scotland

Edinburgh Centre of Carbon Innovation

The ECCI is a hub for the knowledge, innovation and skills required to create a low carbon economy. The ECCI provides the place and space for ‘low carbon leaders’ and networks from business, finance and the public sector to work together to deliver a low carbon future. Hosted by the University of Edinburgh, in partnership with Heriot-Watt University and Edinburgh Napier University, the Edinburgh Centre creates a unique platform for supporting Government policy implementation; enhancing business enterprise and innovation; and delivering professional skills training.

Community Energy Scotland

Provide detailed, independent and ongoing support for all aspects of community energy project development, from micro to megawatt scale; they help broadcast the specific difficulties faced by the community sector; and by bringing communities and policy makers together, they try to find new ways forward. Community Energy Scotland work closely with the UK and Scottish Governments, and with organisations such as SEPA, SNH and Scottish Renewables to advise on the challenges and issues groups are facing, and to find ways to overcome difficulties. 

Thrive for Energy event

Date: Friday 25 April 2014

Timings: 8:00 am to 10:00 am


The Royal Scots Club
29-31 Abercromby Place

Delegate introductions, presentation and a hot and cold breakfast buffet

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