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Changing the face of Scotland's power generation

A briefing from IET Engineering Policy Group Scotland.

This document comprises material presented during an Engineering Policy Group Scotland ‘Holyrood Briefing’ on the “Changing the Face of Scotland’s Power Generation ”, which was given at the Scottish Parliament on 16th November 2016.

Mr. Robin MacLaren and Mr. Duncan Botting were the main speakers at this event.

Electrical power generation in Scotland has been transformed in the past decade with the growth in renewables and the closure of major coal burning power plants. This document considers the impact of these changes on the electricity grid and looks towards the challenges for the electricity system of the future.