Hydro Conference 2020 Programme

Time
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11:00

Plenary 1: Hydro's Place in Net-Zero

Hydropower has a unique role to play in the decarbonisation of our energy system, but how do we assert hydro's place in the net-zero energy mix? This session will bring together key players to discuss why the hydro sector is key to meeting our climate targets and the particular benefits it brings to the energy transition in Scotland.

Chair
Nick Sharpe, Director of Communication & Strategy, Scottish Renewables

Panellists
Jeremy Williamson, Director of Operations, SSE Renewables
Jim Lee, Development Manager - Scotland, Energy4All
Rosie McGlynn, Founder & Director, Mentone Energy 

Q & A

12:00

Comfort Break

12:15

Plenary 2: Exploring new opportunities: Finance, Innovation and Grid

The last 12 months have been a challenging time for the sector following the closure of the Feed-in Tariff. It is one of the biggest issues facing the industry but what new opportunities are emerging? In this session we'll explore the opportunities and innovations coming forward in a new operational landscape.

Chair
Nick Sharpe, Director of Communication & Strategy, Scottish Renewables

Speakers
Gavin Stewart, Flexible Solutions Delivery Manager, Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks
Mark Wilson, Chief Executive Officer, Intelligent Land Investments
Alastair Martin, Founder and CSO, Flexitricity
Sarah-Jane McArthur, Partner, Brodies LLP

Q & A

13:30

Event Close

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