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Conference - Security of electricity supply, demand side management and Smart Grid strategy

13 Dec 2012
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Where: K505, Buchanan House, 58 Port Dundas Road, Glasgow G4 0HG
Times: 09:30 - 14:00
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This conference aims to address several issues related to the electricity supply such as the threats to the security and resilience of energy supply in the UK, the impacts of the electricity demand reduction, the demand side response to the energy requirements of electric vehicles and heat pumps, and the solutions to prevent fuel poverty in an all electric UK.  

This conference is of interest to the electricity suppliers, energy regulators, services engineers, renewable energy professionals,  construction industry professionals, property owners and organisation involved in the reduction of fuel poverty.


Seminar Room K505, Buchanan House, 58 Port Dundas Road, Glasgow G4 0HG


09:30 Registration and Light Refreshments  
10:00 Welcome Prof. Branka Dimitrijevic, Glasgow Caledonian University
10:10 What are the threats to the security and resilience of energy supply in the UK? Prof. Joe Clarke, Director of BRE’s Centre for Energy Utilisation, University of Strathclyde Glasgow  
10:30 Will demand reduction result in a Jevens paradox or will it be the start of a revolution in energy utilisation? James Johnston, Arup
10:50 Can Electric Vehicles and Heat Pumps be economically sustained without Demand Side Response? Prof. David Infield
University of Strathclyde 
11:10 How energy suppliers plan to ensure sufficient energy supplies ? Brian Galloway, Scottish Power 
11:30 In an all electric UK what will be the solutions to prevent unprecedented levels of fuel poverty?  Scott Restrick, Energy Action Scotland  
11:50 Panel Discussion  
12:30 Lunch & Networking  
14:00 Close  



The delegate pricing is as follows:

  • CIC Start Online Member = £69 +VAT
  • Non-member, per delegate = £89 +VAT

An invoice will be sent shortly after the conference.


There is limited space to exhibit at this event, for more information please contact us on 0141 273 1411.  Exhibition space will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.  You can exhibit for only £100+VAT in addition to the delegate fee.




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