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The Seminar will cover some of the major renewable energy projects underway in the North West Region of Great Britian.

Date and Time

27 September 2017 - 10:30-16:30


Warrington, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)


Joint Event.
Contact mbell@theiet.org for more information.

About this event

The region has some of Britain's largest energy users with heavy engineering and chemical plants. Carbon free generation in the region has led the way with the first nuclear power station at Calder Hall and now the green energy revolution continues with world leading wave, tidal, wind solar and Biomass schemes all coming on stream


10:30 Arrival & Registration
11:00 Introduction to the day - John Cowburn Chairman NW IET Regional Network
11:15 Keynote - IET Future Power Systems -  Mike Kay P2A Consulting
11:45 Challenges in the T&D Sector -  Katherine Jackson WSP
12:15 Lunch & Networking
13:15 Tidal Power from Colwyn Bay -  Henry Dixon North West Tidal Energy
13:35 Keeping the Lights on with the help of Battery Storage Technology - Ian Cook ICCL Hydro
13:55 Wind Power from Morecambe Bay - Stephen Andrews Dong
14:15 Q&A Panel
14:45 Break
15:15 Renewable Energy for the North West -  Jane Gaston Protos
15:35 Low Carbon Networks Projects in the North West -  Steve Cox ENW
15:55 Q&A Panel
16:15 Closing remarks

Reasons to attend

To understand the transition from a demand driven supply system to a generation driven system which creates challenges in the transmission and distribution systems

Continuing Professional Development

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This event can contribute towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as part of the IET's CPD monitoring scheme.

Additional information

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Registration information

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