Sunday, February 8, 2015

Event - Next steps for the UK renewable energy sector: priorities, subsidies, and 2030 targets

This CPD certified event will take place on Tuesday February 24th 2015 at the Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, UK. Delegates at this conference will examine prospects for the UK Renewable energy sector as 2020 targets approach, and assess the latest developments and next steps needed as international 2030 targets are discussed.

Sessions

Planned sessions focus on the finalisation of Contracts for Difference regime with analysis of projects that have been funded and the future of those technologies not initially selected, and assessment of wider issues for the renewable industry as a whole - including the future of subsidies and other sources of investment, and challenges related to planning and to political uncertainty going into the next Parliament.

Sessions will bring together key policymakers from Parliament and Whitehall with regulators, and stakeholders in the energy industry and their technology partners, local authorities, consumer groups and other interested parties.

Keynote Addresses
  • Olivia Knibbs, Head of Renewables Delivery, Department of Energy and Climate Change Marie Donnelly, Director, DG Energy, European Commission
  • Dr Paul Gardner, Principal Engineer, Strategy and Policy Studies, Renewables Advisory, DNV GL - Energy
  • Matthew Quinn, Director of Environment and Sustainable Development, Welsh Government Dr Nina Skorupska, Chief Executive, Renewable Energy Association

Other Speakers
  • David Baldock, Executive Director, Institute for European Environmental Policy
  • Anna Czajkowska, Head of European Policy, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
  • Ross Fairley, Partner, Head of Energy, Burges Salmon
  • Tony Glover, Director of Policy, Energy Networks Association
  • Leonie Greene, Head of External Affairs, Solar Trade Association
  • Cliff Harris, General Manager GE European Renewable Energy, GE
  • Martin Murphy, Managing Director, Tidal Energy
  • Bruce Nelson, Director, Compass Renewables
  • Dr Stephen Wyatt, Strategy & Commercialisation Director, Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult.
Mike Weir MP, Energy and Climate Change Spokesperson, Scottish National Party has agreed to chair a session at this seminar.

Click here for the agenda
Click here to register.

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