News & Events

As the Committee undertakes this project – gathering evidence, meeting stakeholders, and publishing its findings – you can keep up-to-date with reports from public engagement meetings and roundtable discussions:

Events

ROUNDTABLE UPDATE: Report of Roundtable Discussion on Moving Towards a Low Carbon Economy now Available

In October 2018, the Royal Society convened a group of experts and stakeholders to discuss issues such as Just Transition, economic growth and organisational change. The report of the discussion can be found  here.

 

 

ROUNDTABLE UPDATE: Report of Roundtable Discussion on Social and Community Energy now Available

In July 2018, the Royal Society convened a group of experts from across the third sector to discuss issues such as the environmental and social impacts of energy production, affordability and the challenges faced by community energy schemes. The report of the discussion can be found  here.

 

 

EVENT UPDATE: Report of Engagement Event in Aberdeen now Available

The final Inquiry engagement event was held at the James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen on 19 July 2018. A number of issues were raised by members of the local community who attended, including the oil and gas sector, the economy, informed debate, and nuclear energy. The report of the event can be found  here.

 

 

EVENT UPDATE: Report of Engagement Event in Glasgow now Available

The fourth of the Inquiry’s engagement events was held at the IET Glasgow: Teacher Building on 3 May 2018. A number of issues were raised by members of the local community who attended, including housing, fuel poverty, informed debate, renewable energy and transport. The report of the event can be found  here.

 

 

EVENT UPDATE: Report of Engagement Event in Edinburgh now Available

The third of the Inquiry’s engagement events was held at the Royal Society of Edinburgh on 18 April 2018. A number of issues were raised by members of the local community who attended, including nuclear power, governance, informed debate, and hydroelectric power. The report of the event can be found  here.

 

 

EVENT UPDATE: Report of Engagement Event in Shetland now Available

The second of the Inquiry’s engagement events was held at Shetland Museum and Archives in Lerwick on 11 April 2018. A number of issues were raised by members of the local community who attended, including wind energy, fuel poverty, informed debate, community benefit and transport. The report of the event can be found  here.

 

 

EVENT UPDATE: Report of Engagement Event in Dumfries now Available

The first of the Inquiry’s engagement events was held at Easterbrook Hall in Dumfries on 8 November 2017.  A number of issues were raised by members of the local community who attended, including wind energy, education, housing, energy affordability and public participation in planning.  The report of the event can be found  here.

 

 

EVENT: RSE Launches Major Inquiry into Scotland’s Energy Future

The RSE has officially launched its major Inquiry into Scotland’s Energy Future with an event attended by representatives from government, industry, media, academia, and the third sector.

Venue: The RSE, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ