Sunday, November 13, 2011

Seminar on Meeting Our Future Energy Needs: What Role Will Renewables and Energy Efficiency Play?

Dates: 24 Nov,2011 (THU)
Location: Singapore

Time: 1:00pm to 7:30pm
Address: Raffles Town Club
                The Dunearn Ballroom
                Level 1, Dunearn Wing
                1 Plymouth Avenue
                Singapore 297753


Renewable energy will play an increasingly important part of the global energy mix in the years to come. However, additional efforts are needed to make these forms of energy more commercially competitive. Such efforts may include technological advances, regulatory efforts, financial mechanisms and public-private partnerships. Featuring renewable energy and energy efficiency expertise from industry and academe, this seminar will look at current and developing thrusts in renewable energy production and use, energy efficiency and new ways to reduce future carbon emissions.


THURSDAY, 24 November 2011

Meeting Our Future Energy Needs: What Role Will Renewables and Energy Efficiency Play?
(light refreshments will be served)
Introductory Remarks

H.E. Ms. Janne Julsrud
Norwegian Ambassador to Singapore

Dr Elspeth Thomson
Senior Fellow, Energy Studies Institute, National University of Singapore

Ambassador K. Kesavapany
Director, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies

Moderator: Mr. Erik Knive, Executive Vice President, SN Power
Keynote Address: “Energy & Environment in a Changing Climate” by
Lord Oxburgh of Liverpool, KBE, FRS

“Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) – The Need to Reduce Emissions from Fossil Fuels” by Dr. Per Christer Lund, Counsellor, Norwegian Environmental Technology Center

Coffee & Tea Break

“The Role of Energy Efficiency “ by Professor J. Kelly Kissock, Professor and Chair, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Director of the Renewable and Clean Energy Programme at the University of Dayton


“Sustainable Energy Systems-The Role of Solar Energy” by Professor Joachim Luther, CEO, Solar Energy Research Institute at the National University of Singapore


“The Significance of Wind Power in the Energy Mix” by Mr. Ernst Meyer,Vice President, DNV

Coffee & Tea Break

“Smart Grids: Getting Smart Answers!” by Mr. Kevin William Chiu, Head of Engineering for Substation Automation, Siemens


“Electric Vehicles Charged Forward” by Dr. Wong Yuk Sum, Research Engineer at the State Grid Energy Research Institute (SGERI), State Grid Corporation of China

Reception hosted by the Royal Norwegian Embassy

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