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Low carbon energy event organised by the joint engineering institutions in North Wales with the Energy Island project.

Seminar

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"Illuminating Your Future" is a one day seminar concerning low carbon energy from a number of different sources. There will be various speakers talking on different aspects of this exciting technology.

Date and Time

13 November 2014 - 09:00-16:30

Location

Bangor, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Organised by the Wales North local network.


About this event

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The purpose of the event which is to raise the awareness of the national and regional low carbon energy technologies, opportunities and developments both now and into the future and to provide networking opportunities for all.  

Programme

Start

Finish

Topic

Speaker

09:00

09:30

Delegate Registration – Tea/Coffee

 

09:30

09:35

Chairman’s Welcome & Introduction

Dr Tim Fox

09:35

10:00

National Energy Strategy

Dr Tim Stone

10:00

10:15

Regional Energy Island Strategy

Dr J I Jones

10:15

10:30

Q and A

Dr Tim Fox

10:30

10:45

Break - Tea/Coffee

 

10:45

11:15

Nuclear Lifecycle

Horizon rep

11:15

11:45

Small Modular Reactors

John Earp

11:45

12:00

Q and A

Dr Tim Fox

12:00

13:00

Lunch

 

13:00

13:05

Intro to Low Carbon Technology Panel Presentations

Dr Tim Fox

13:05

13:25

Tidal Lagoons – Ioan Jenkins

 

 

Session facilitated by Dr Tim Stone

13:25

13:45

Menter Mon – Gerallt/Andy Bilcliffe

13:45

14:05

Solar/PVs – Dr Stuart Irvine

14:05

14:25

Wind technology – Siemens

14:25

14:45

Smart Buildings –Bangor ?

14:45

15:00

Q and A

15:00

15:15

Break – Tea/Coffee

 

 

15:15

 

15:20

 

Intro to Infrastructure Presentations

 

Dr Tim Fox

15:20

15:40

21st Century National Grid - NGT

 

Session facilitated by

Dr Tim Fox

15:40

16:00

Smart Grids 

16:00

16:20

Smart Meters 

16:20

16:30

Q and A

16:30

17:00

Close & Thanks

Dr Tim Fox

Reasons to attend

This seminar will give attendees from the institutions and other interested parties, an insight into low carbon energy.

Cost

£0:00

Additional information

Lunch and refreshments will be provided as well as ample opportunities to ask questions and debate the issues raised. The event is a joint venture with The IET, IMechE, The Nuclear Institute and the Energy Island project which is a venture by the Welsh Government.
The day will be chaired by Dr Tim Fox who is head of Environment and Energy at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Also speaking will be John Earp who is an independent  Nuclear Consultant and is a trustee of The Nuclear Institute, he will speak on Small Modular Reactors. There will also be a session on renewable energy which will include topics such as Solar PV's, offshore marine turbines and wind turbines. In addition, a representative from Horizon Nuclear Power who, with Hitachi, are building the new Boiling Water Reactor at Wylfa on Anglesey. The "Energy Island" project will be discussed by Dr John Idris Jones from Anglesey County Council and the renewable energy will be facilitated by  Dr Timothy Stone who is the former global head of infrastructure at KPMG and Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State within DECC providing expert advice on new nuclear development in the UK.  He will deliver a talk outlining the Government’s strategy for future energy requirements and be available to network and facilitate talks throughout the day. A Poster for the event can be found here.

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