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2013 Power Academy seminar


The 2013 Power Academy seminar was held at the Hilton Birmingham, Metropole, Birmingham on 18 – 19 July 2013.



Hilton Birmingham Metropole

National Exhibition Centre


B40 1PP

United Kingdom

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Download the 2013 seminar programme (PDF)


The Power Academy essay challenge

The Power Academy Scholars were invited to write one page of A4 on : "Describe the UK energy network in 2050 ".

A record number of entries were received and the quality far exceeded the judges expectations.

The winners Dominic Bull, Michael Doroszenko, Thomas J Smith and Robbie Nimmo were announced at the gala dinner on 18 July 2013, each were presented with an i-pod and each will receive an invitation to attend the IET Annual Dinner in 2013 and put up in a London Hotel.

The top essayists will also receive a one week trip to the Anglo German Energy Seminar in Germany next July.

The seminar is supported by several UK companies such as National Grid, UK Power Networks and RWE Npower in addition to several power companies in Germany such as RWE and Vattenfall.

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