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"The UK’s Energy Supply: Security or Independence?" - fifth evidence session

29 June 2011

The Energy and Climate Change Committee will hold the fifth oral evidence session of its inquiry “The UK’s Energy Supply: Security or Independence?” at 10.15 am on Tuesday 5 July 2011 in Committee room 15, Palace of Westminster

Who will the Committee see?

At 10.15 am:

Simon Harrison, Chair—Institution of Engineering and Technology Energy Policy Panel, and Mott MacDonald
Roger Kemp, Institution of Engineering and Technology Energy Policy Panel, and University of Lancaster
Duncan Botting, Institution of Engineering and Technology Energy Policy Panel, and Scottish European Green Energy Centre

At 11.15 am:
 
Katinka Barysch, Deputy Director, Centre for European Reform
Anne-Sophie Corbeau, Senior Gas Specialist, International Energy Agency (IEA)
Brigadier (rtd) Tony Ling CBE, Director, LPD Strategic Risk Ltd
Peter Kaznacheev, Managing Partner, Khaznah Strategies Ltd

Timings are approximate.

What will be discussed?

The session will explore a range of issues, including:

  • A systems approach to resilience and energy security
  • Dealing with inflexibility and intermittency
  • Oil stocks
  • Gas pipelines
  • Global energy security challenges

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