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

Event organised by ICE

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

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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