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SOC in Edinburgh

Thu 27 Feb 2020 at 18:00 PM - Edinburgh
Edinburgh's Secret Power Station: How Flexitricity Keeps the Lights on when the Wind Stops Blowing

Dr. Alastair Martin, Founder, Flexitricity

Royal Scots Club 29 Abercromby Place Edinburgh EH3 6QE Map

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Speaker

Alastair founded Flexitricity in 2004 after formulating the core Flexitricity concepts of aggregated load management and flexible generation. Alastair is a professional energy engineer with experience ranging from gigawatt-scale coal and nuclear power stations, through industrial efficiency, to small wind, solar, biomass and hydro generators. Before founding Flexitricity, Alastair worked on energy efficiency and renewable energy at Scottish Water.

Arrangements

Neither video nor audio recording is permitted at this event.

Members and guests are invited to convene between 17:30 and 18:00 for coffee/tea and biscuits (pay-bar available). Meeting commences at 18:00. An opportunity for informal discussion between members and guests will follow the presentation in the Cocktail Bar until commencement of the Discussion Dinner (Chatham House Rule) at about 20:00.

Menu: Dressed crab with pink grapefruit salad ~ Venison bourguignon with creamed potatoes and seasonal vegetables ~ Salted caramel and chocolate tart with butterscotch ice cream ~ Coffee and mints

Beverages: Brise de France, Sauvignon Blanc, Languedoc, France, 2017 and Brise de France, Merlot, Languedoc, France, 2017

Special Venue Information

The Royal Scots Club offers availability of overnight accomodation to SOC members. Contact the Royal Scots Club on +44-131-556-4270 or book here.

Booking

Cost: £35.00 inclusive of VAT for dinner. Presentation-only free of charge.

Cancellation Policy: If you must cancel, please do so before Wednesday, 26th February 2020 6 p.m. After this moment, we make a head-count committment with the venue. If you cancel after that and you have booked a dinner, we will be pleased to give the dinner you paid to another guest.

Bookings for dinner are required. Bookings for you to attend only the presentation are normally not required (unless specified otherwise for a particular event), but we would appreciate if you could let us know anyway since we need to monitor the total head-count. There is no charge for attending the presentation-only.

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For more guidance on booking and paying, see How to Book and Pay.

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