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Durham University

Durham Energy Institute

Past Events

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

Electricity: are we at the tipping point?

9th March 2016, 18:00 to 19:30, Rosemary Cramp Lecture Theatre, Calman Learning Centre, Professor Ian Marchant

Co-hosted by Durham Energy Institute and the Energy Institute, this is a unique opportunity to hear from one of the UK energy leaders, Durham Alumnus Ian Marchant, who will review and highlight the big themes that are playing out in the Electricity Industry this decade. This event will be live-streamed for people who cannot get to Durham for the event.

Ian Marchant was Chief Executive of SSE plc, a leading UK energy utility company, for over 10 years until stepping down in the summer of 2013.

Summer 2015 saw Ian become the former Chairman of Scotland's 2020 Climate Delivery Group, President of Energy Institute and former Chairman of Infinis Energy plc in December 2015.

Ian continues as Chairman of Wood Group, non-executive Chairman Nova Innovation and non-executive director of Aggreko plc and Linknode as well as Chairman of Maggie's Cancer Charity, Chairman to the Advisory board of Centre for Energy Policy at Strathclyde University and is a Member of the Prince’s Council of the Duchy of Cornwall.

To book a place at this exciting lecture, please visit EventBrite.

Alternatively, watch the lecture through live-streaming at 6pm on Tuesday 9th March here.

Download the PowerPoint presentation which Ian Marchant will present so that you can see the slides while watching the live-stream.


**Please note this will be the first time we are live-streaming one of our events so we would appreciate your feedback on the experience. Please contact dei.admin@durham.ac.uk to let us know about your experience**


Watch the video of Ian Marchant's last lecture at Durham 'Reflections on 25 years in the Energy Industry'

Contact lynn.gibson@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.