Future of marine renewables first evidence session

28 October 2011

The Energy and Climate Change Committee will hold the first oral evidence session of its inquiry The Future of Marine Renewables in the UK at 2.15 pm on Wednesday 2 November 2011 in Committee Room 6, Palace of Westminster.

At 2.15 pm approx:

  • Neil Davidson, Aquamarine Power
  • Andrew Tyler, Marine Current Turbines
  • Chris Rich, Offshore Wave Energy Limited
  • Gordon Edge, RenewableUK

At 3.15 pm approx:

  • Amaan Lafayette, E.ON UK
  • Dan Pearson, MeyGen 
  • Rob Stevenson, Tidal Generation Limited

Timings are approximate.

The session will explore a range of issues, including:

  • What role could wave and tidal energy play in the UK's energy mix? 
  • Will the Government's current policies be effective in encouraging the development of marine energy? 
  • What is the scope for building supply chain industries in the UK? 
  • Which factors affect decisions to invest in wave and tidal energy?

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