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District Heating: Projects and Policy

An East of Scotland Chapter Event

Wednesday, 09 March 2016 at 5:45PM - 7:30PM
William Soutar Theatre, AK Bell Library, York Place, Perth, PH2 8EP
RTPI Scotland

The Scottish Government has set an ambitious target to meet 11% of Scotland’s heat demand through renewable sources by 2020 and district heating has an important role to play in achieving these targets.

Speaking on this subject will be;

Ian Booth, Aberdeen Heat and Power
Ian is the Chief Executive Officer of Aberdeen Heat and Power Company, an independent, not-for-profit company established to develop and manage combined heat and power schemes. Ian has helped put various schemes in place throughout Aberdeen City, delivering heat to domestic and non-domestic properties, alleviating fuel poverty and helping to reduce Aberdeen’s carbon footprint.

Peter Marshall, Perth and Kinross Council
Peter will draw on examples of good practice from his recent study tours to Denmark, a country at the forefront of the development of Energy Planning with a strong history in the provision of District Heating schemes. He will also touch upon work Perth and Kinross Council are progressing with heat mapping and the development of their Local Development Plan policy.

Free for RTPI Members and students. Non-RTPI members very welcome, £5 charge on arrival.

Booking information

Please contact Nicola Malone (Chapter Convenor) by Friday 4th March to confirm attendance.