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Our energy infrastructure future: smarter living and central electricity generation? Cardiff

Event organised by ICE

Date
16 June 2015
Time
18:30 - 20:30 BST (GMT+1)
Location
N3/28, Cardiff School of Engineering
The Parade
Cardiff
, CF24 3AA
United Kingdom

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Overview

The presentation will focus on the benefits and opportunities presented by the development of locally generated, stored and transmitted electricity, and how best to combine these developments with central large-scale electricity generation and transmission.

The speaker is Professor Ron Loveland FInstP, Energy Advisor to the Welsh Government.

Locally driven issues he will address are:

  • ‘Smarter’ buildings able to generate electricity
  • Energy conservation
  • ‘Smart’ grids
  • Local energy storage
  • Integrated local community energy systems
  • Innovation opportunities
  • Public attitudes to local energy issues

National issues discussed will include:

  • Transmission grids
  • What are the most effective, secure and economically viable type of power stations
  • How best to inform public debate around climate change and energy
  • How to combine the best of local and national electricity generation

For more information please contact:

Felicity White