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Durham University

Durham Energy Institute

Past Events

Find out about some of the previous events held by Durham Energy Institute:

DEI - New Statesman Debate: Smarter Energy - Will it cost the earth?

6th September 2011, 18:00 to 19:30, Calman Learning Centre, Durham DH1 3LE

A free public debate on smarter energy solutions.

"Smarter Energy - Will It Cost The Earth?" event will see an expert panel chaired by Bill Bryson debate the future shape of the energy supply in the UK; the mix of different sources, the shape of the network and even, as people build their own anaerobic generators and smaller-scale wind turbines, whether the concept of a network will itself still be relevant.

Panel members include:

Bill Bryson, Chancellor, Durham University (Chair)
Jenny Saunders, Chief Executive, National Energy Action
Gavin Jones, Chair of Smart Grids UK, IBM
Professor Phil Taylor, DONG Energy Professor of Renewable Energy, Durham Energy Institute
Michael Brooks, Journalist, Author, Science Correspondent, New Statesman
Phil Jones, CEO, CE Electric UK


Attendance at the public event is free of charge, but registration is essential.

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