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Renewables In Scotland: Funding, Innovation and Next Steps for Policy

It takes place in the context of the upcoming allocation of Contract for Difference funding, due to be announced in Autumn 2017, the launch of the Capacity Market in 2018, and with the Scottish Government’s draft Energy Strategy setting a target of delivering half of Scotland’s heat, transport and electricity needs from renewable energy by 2030.

Speakers
 
Included in this seminar will be a keynote address from a senior speaker confirmed from The Scottish Government.
 
Further speakers include: Dr Stephen Wyatt, Research and Disruptive Innovation Director, Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult; Ian Booth, Chief Executive Officer, Aberdeen Heat and Power and Scott Mathieson, Network Planning and Regulation Director, SP Energy Networks.
 
Kate Forbes MSP, Member, Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee and Claudia Beamish MSP, Deputy Convener, Cross-Party Group on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency are kindly chairing sessions at the seminar.
 
Additional senior participants are being approached, but if you or a colleague would like to be considered as a speaker at this seminar, please contact speakeroffers@forumsupport.co.uk specifying the event and session where you would like to speak and they will get back to you as soon as possible. If you are offering to speak yourself please don’t fill in the booking form, as this will be taken as an order and you will be charged for a place subject to our T&Cs.
 
Networking
 
Scotland Policy Conferences seminars present an opportunity to engage with key policymakers and other interested parties, and are CPD certified (more details). Typically, attendees at our seminars are a senior and informed group numbering around 120, including Members of The Scottish Parliament and senior officials from The Scottish Government, regulators and other agencies, representatives from the renewable energy sector in Scotland, their suppliers and advisors; representatives from local government and interest groups; academics and commentators, together with reporters from the national and trade press based in Scotland and elsewhere.

To book a place, visit the online booking form.

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