The UK’s Renewable Energy Strategy: count down to 2020, London

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

THURSDAY, 10TH MAY 2012
VENUE: HARVEY GOODWIN SUITE, CHURCH HOUSE CONFERENCE CENTRE, DEAN’S YARD, WESTMINSTER, LONDON SW1P 3NZ
Guest of Honour: Professor Bernie Bulkin, Chair, Office of Renewable Energy Deployment, Department of Energy and Climate Change

With opinion continuing to be divided over the feasibility of the UK’s renewable energy targets – which require 15% of all energy to be produced from renewable sources by 2020 – this seminar will provide a timely opportunity to consider both the progress that is being made and the latest thinking that is emerging on successfully achieving the Government’s aims. Planned sessions examine the ability of theGovernment’s Roadmap to unlock the UK’s renewable energy potential, the key findings and recommendations from the Renewables Banding Obligation Review, and the steps that are being taken by the renewable energies industry to bring about development, innovation and growth in the sector.

We are delighted that Professor Bernie Bulkin, Chair, Office of Renewable Energy Deployment, Department of Energy and Climate Change and Gaynor Hartnell, Chief Executive Officer, Renewable Energy Association have agreed to deliver keynote addresses at this seminar.

Further confirmed speakers include: Dr Graham Cooley, Chief Executive Officer, ITM Power; Alistair Davison, Development Director, Royal Haskoning; Dr Gordon Edge, Director of Policy, RenewableUK; Ross Fairley, Partner and Head of Energy and Environment, Burges Salmon;Professor Peter Fraenkel, Co-founder and Technical Director (2000-2012), Marine Current Turbines; Gillian Frew, Senior Associate, McGrigors; Ian McCubbin, Senior Consultant, Energy & Climate Change Practice, Environmental Resources Management (ERM); Dr Jonathan Radcliffe, Head, Analysis Team, Energy Research Partnership and Sarah Samuel, Head of Sustainable Energy Policy, Ofgem, together with a speaker confirmed from Shell.

Lord Oxburgh, Board Member, Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) and Laura Sandys MP, Member, Energy and Climate Change Select Committee have kindly agreed to chair this seminar.

For further information go to http://www.westminsterforumprojects.co.uk/forums/event.php?eid=395