Information relating to the 2011 Power Academy Summer Seminar.
2011 Power Academy Seminar
This year's summer seminar was held at the Marriott Hotel, Glasgow on 20-21 June 2011.
Offshore wind: Some of the engineering challenges ahead (PDF 1,561 KB)
Professor David Infield, University of Strathclyde
Marine energy challenges: A utility perspective (PDF 1,114 KB)
John Thouless, SSE
Wave & tidal projects (PDF 2,922 KB)
Laura Watson, Scottish Power Renweables
Dr Keith Bell, University of Strathclyde
Sustainable energy (PDF 2,529 KB)
David Wilson, The Scottish Government
Power Academy Essay Competition 2011
The Power Academy scholars were invited to submit a 700 word essay on the subject
"Consider the public responses to renewable generation in Britain. Outline the issues and possible ways forward".
Winner of the competition was Matthew Butler with joint runner up prizes being awarded to Christopher Macrury Harris and Jennifer Kincaid. The prize for all three entrants is an invitation to attend the IET 2012 Annual Dinner and also the Anglo German Energy Policy Seminar in Germany next July. You can view the winning entries from the downloads on the left.