19/1/2011

 
 

To their enormous credit, Suffolk County Council organised the National Symposium on Future Energy Networks which was held in the shadow of the Houses of Parliament at 1, Great George Street, London on the 19th January 2011. SCC have now released the proceedings of the day which we are glad to provide a link for here. The Symposium day was structured thus:


MORNING SESSION:THE CURRENT REGIME

  1. Introduction

  2. Working in the current regime from: National Grid and East Anglia Offshore Wind

  3. Living with the current regime: joint amenity groups from the East and West of England

  4. Discussion: Problems and Issues


AFTERNOON SESSION: FUTURE PROSPECTS

  1. Emerging regulatory proposals, DECC & Ofgem

  2. Technological advances, Siemens Energy

  3. Valuing the environmental and social impacts of transmission systems: environmental economists, eftec

  4. Discussion: The way forward

  5. Summing up and thanks


Introduction , discussion facilitation and concluding address by

Tim Yeo MP, Chair of the Energy Select Committee