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Sustainable Renewable Energy Sources: an Environmental Challenge

The event was co-sponsored by ChamberLink, Envirolink and Manchester Metropolitan University.

All of the presentations are available below in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. Click on the blue titles to view/print/download them.

The event was held on the 21st of March '05 and attended by 50 delegates.

The Northwest has one of the strongest higher education sectors in the country. This forum hosted by Manchester Metropolitan University and ChamberLink, introduced emerging academic and commercial developments in the renewable energies sector. The event provided insight into research strengths within Manchester and an ideal opportunity for representatives of the regions industry and academia to network.

This forum provided opportunities for easy access to the world-class strengths of regional universities and detail what commercial assistance is available to develop these partnerships.

Programme

Renewable Energies: Innovation, technologies, business opportunities

One day meeting, Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints West Building, G01, 21st of March 2005

9.00
Registration, drinks and networking

9.30
Welcome
Professor Peter Gilroy
Director of Research, Manchester Metropolitan University

9.40
Introduction to the meeting
Prof. John Colligon, Manchester Metropolitan University

9.45
Photovoltaics: State of the art and recent developments in Germany
Dr. Uwe Rau, University of Stuttgart, Germany

10.15
Electrical grid and renewables
Prof. Nick Jenkins, Manchester University

10.45
Energy and emissions
Dr. Vladimir Vishnyakov, Manchester Metropolitan University

11.15
The case for Hydrogen
Mr Mike Koefman, Campaign for Hydrogen Economy

11.45
Government support for new and renewable energy research and innovation
Mr Johnathan Holyoak, Head of Emerging Energy technology, DTI

12.15
Lunch

13.30
Renewable options for business
Mr Julian Carter, Renewables Northwest

13.45
Photovoltaic prospect
Dr Paul Norrish, Solarcentury

14.15
LIFE-IC
Mr Richard Linley, International Innovation Services Ltd

14.45
Market Trends and Opportunities for within the offshore wind industry
Mr Chris Shearlock, Envirolink (for Renewables Northwest)

15.15
Enabling funding for carbon emission reduction developments
Mr Ian Sibbick, Carbon Trust

15.45
Round table: Panel Discussion
Chair: Julian Carter, Renewables Northwest

16.15
Refreshments and networking

 

 

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