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Promoting Energy Co-operatives in Scotland

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Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation

High School Yards

Edinburgh

EH1 1LZ

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A major conference and networking event on promoting energy co-operatives in Scotland and beyond.

Free places for energy and other co-operatives, community energy groups, NGOs, other community groups. Individual members of those groups are also welcome to book free places directly. (Free places subject to availability).

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9.30 Coffee & registration

10.00 The growth of the energy co-operative movement in the UK and Scotland Paul Phare, Development Manager, Energy4All

10.30 Case Study 1: Edinburgh Solar Co-op Lesley Hinds, Chair of the Board of Edinburgh Solar Coop

11.00 The potential for the energy co-operative movement, and the future regulatory framework Andy Kerr, Executive Director, Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI) & Professor of Climate and Low Carbon Innovation, University of Edinburgh

11.30 Break for tea/coffee

11.45 New legislation on community empowerment and community planning – opportunities for community co-operatives Mark Lazarowicz, Advocate, former MP

12.15 Case Study 2: Harlaw Hydro - a pioneering energy co-op Lynn Molleson

12.45 Lunch: opportunity for networking

13.40 Support for community energy in Scotland: current policy and future prospects Speaker from Community Energy Scotland

14.10 Future opportunities for co-operative energy across the UK: Vivian Woodell, Founder of The Phone Co-op; Board member of the Midcounties Co-operative (owner of ‘Co-operative Energy’).

15.00 Energy4All’s perspectives for support and development of the community energy co-operative movement Jim Lee, Project Officer, Energy4All

15.30 Close.


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What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Extremely limited paid on-street car parking available in vicinity of venue. Public transport, cycle/walk, is strongly advised.


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Email: conference@publicpolicyevents.com


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Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation

High School Yards

Edinburgh

EH1 1LZ

United Kingdom

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