21 April 2016, Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness
Taking place in Inverness, the conference attracts delegates from all strands of the renewables sector, creating a forum to fuel debate and inform people about how best to capitalise on potential opportunities for Scotland’s future energy needs.
Delegates range from developers and landowners to community groups, professional advisers and members of the supply chain vital to building a sustainable industry.
Changing policy continues to be central to developments in the sector, and with the Energy Bill still to receive Royal Assent, delegates will hear presentations from speakers including George Baxter of SSE, Stuart Reid of HWEnergy, Felix Wight of Community Energy Scotland and Harper Macleod’s David Bone.
Two workshops will also be run throught the day on the following topics:
Workshop 1: Shared Ownership
Chair – Mel McRae, Highlands & Islands Enterprise
Laura Nicholson, Local Energy Scotland
Tom Thomas, Harper Macleod LLP
Andrew Smith, Force9 Energy
Workshop 2: Innovation in Storage of Energy – NINES Project – the model of the future?
Chair – Jeremy Sainsbury, OBE, Natural Power
Alan James, Pale Blue Dot Energy Limited
Bryan Leask, Hjaltland Housing Association
Stevie Adams, SSE Power Distribution
At 3.40pm delegates will hear from the closing speaker – Jeremy Sainsbury OBE of Natural Power – and then enjoy a drinks reception from 4pm onwards.