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The APSE Energy Summit 2018

The APSE Energy Summit 2018

Tuesday 02 & Wednesday 03 October 2018

Hotel Colessio
33 Spittal St


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Day 1

Session 1

Policy driving action
Neil Ritchie, Energy and Climate Change Directorate Scottish Government

The grid – yesterday, today and tomorrow
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks

An energy efficient council in a low carbon region
Cllr Archie Dryburgh, Dumfries and Galloway Council


Workshop 1: Adopting a strategic approach to energy transformation
Jackie Sayer, Engineer (Energy & Sustainability), Highland Council

Workshop 2: Putting recent policy developments into the local authority context
Mari-Claire Morgan, Climate Change Officer, Falkirk Council

Session 2

The role of local authorities in the heat market
Steve Luker, APSE Energy Associate

Getting the community involved
Nicholas Gubbins, Chief Executive, Community Energy Scotland


Day 1

Session 3

Ray Noble, APSE Energy Associate

Case Study - Focusing on a commercial approach in Nottingham
Wayne Bexton, Head of Energy Projects, Nottingham City Council


Workshop 3: Carbon budgeting - an introduction
Shona M. Cargill, Lead Officer (Climate Change & Zero Waste), Fife Council

Workshop 4: Investing in energy efficiency – South Ayrshire style
Andrew Filby, Project Coordinator, South Ayrshire Council

Session 4

A new energy future- what are the challenges?
Ragne Low, Principal Knowledge Exchange Fellow, Centre for Energy Policy, University of Strathclyde

Energy – engaging the whole council
Steve Cirell, APSE Associate

Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit unincorporated association working with over 300 councils throughout the UK. Promoting excellence in public services, APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority frontline services, hosting a network for frontline service providers in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, cemeteries and crematorium, environmental health, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance.






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