SmartestEnergy Annual Conference Edinburgh 2010
30 Sep 2010
Are you FiT for the Generation Challenge?

SmartestEnergy, the leading purchaser and supplier of renewable energy from the independent generation sector in the UK, held their Second Annual Conference in Edinburgh, with a special focus on the Feed-in Tariff. Conference featured keynote speech from Liam McArthur MSP (pictured) and informative sessions on Feed-in Tariffs, Smart Grids and regulatory changes.

Programme
09:30
Robert Groves, Chief Operating Officer
Welcome

09:45
Iain Robertson, Business Development Manager
Chairman’s introduction

09:50
Niall Stuart, Chief Executive, Scottish Renewables
The New Policy Landscape

10:15
Feed-in Tariff part I: IR, Chris Parcell, SgurrEnergy Introduction, Technical & Legal
10:30
Feed-in Tariff part I: Andrew Frazer, Hydroplan Introduction, Technical & Legal

10:45
Feed-in Tariff part I: Ian McCarlie, Partner, McGrigors Legal perspective
Ian McCarlie, Partner, McGrigors

11:00
Refreshment break
11:30
Feed-in Tariff part II: IR, Steve Moore, Triodos Bank The FiT “Product”, Financial Perspective
11:30
Iain Robertson, Business Development Manager FiT Product
11:45
Panel discussion: Feed-in Tariff part II
12:15
Liam McArthur MSP, Scottish Liberal Democrat Spokesperson on Environment, Rural Development and Energy
Keynote Address, Q&A

13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Parallel session 1: Smart Grids & Renewables
Gareth Harrison, University of Edinburgh

14:00
Parallel session 2: Regulatory Changes & Hidden Costs/ Benefits for Generators
Nigel Cornwall, CornwallEnergy

14:00
Parallel session 3: FIT Project Case Study, Aberdeen & Northern Eggs (wind)
Gavin Catto, Green Cat Renewables

14:35
Repeat of parallel sessions
15:15
Mark Knights, Head of Business Development
Market update, new PPA products

15:55
Iain Robertson
Closing remarks and thanks

16:00
Summary Film