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Planning - at the forefront of the renewable energy agenda?

An East of Scotland Chapter event

Thursday, 07 November 2013 at 5:45PM - 8:00PM
William Soutar Theatre, AK Bell Library, York Place, Perth PH2 8EP
Free for members; £5 for non Members
RTPI Scotland

Energy is not just needed to heat our homes; transport goods and people; and keep Scotland's businesses, hospitals and schools running - energy also plays a vital role in Scotland's economy. Planning plays a crucial role in the delivery of sustainable energy generation and planners need to be kept informed of the development of the energy sector We welcome 3 speakers to speak from a range of perspectives on their experiences of this.

Jim Brown – Energy Skills Partnership

Working with the Energy Industries, Government Agencies and Colleges to ensure a sustainable workforce can be developed through comprehensive, coordinated, quality training across Scotland's colleges through the single point of contact - the Energy Skills Partnership.

Fraser Gillies – Wright Johnston MacKenzie

Principal area of work is advising on planning and environmental issues, with a particular focus on renewable energy projects and onshore wind in particular.

+ 1 further speaker TBC

Please come along and support your Chapter

Advanced notice of attendance is appreciated. Please contact Lorna Sim (Convenor) to confirm attendance.