Oct 142011

30 or so delegates gathered at the temporary home of the Edinburgh Centre for Climate Change to participate in the cross-sectoral Green Energy tech event organised by the JISC-funded STEEV and GECO projects. The event proved to be a very useful forum to exchange ideas on all things green energy-related in the urban space. A dozen or so presentations were squeezed into the half-day programme and as such timing was crucial in order to keep the event on track.

The event was comprehensively live blogged by the EDINA Social Media Officer, Nicola Osborne (so many thanks Nicola!) and the slides available from the GECO blog at: http://geco.blogs.edina.ac.uk/jisc-geco-steev-green-energy-tech-event-e3vis/

The opportunity was taken to ask delegates to test and provide feedback on the STEEV demonstrator by the end of October for inclusion in the final developer sprint towards the finished STEEV tool. An email will be going out to delegates by way of a reminder.

Many thanks to Nicola, Addy and James, and to all the participants for such a stimulating and eclectic set of presentations.

 October 14, 2011  Posted by at 5:07 pm General Tagged with: , , ,  No Responses »
Oct 122011

One day until the joint STEEV/GECO-organised Green Energy Tech Event to be held at the Edinburgh Centre for Climate Change. The event has sold out with a number of delegates on a waiting list. Slides from presenters are being gathered for what promises to be a full and engaging programme (see URL: http://e3vis.eventbrite.com/).

The event will be live blogged on the GECO blog, it can be followed on Twitter using the #e3viz hash tag. A full report on the event will follow.

Sep 282011

The programme for the GECO / STEEV Green Energy Tech Workshop to be held at the Edinburgh Centre for Climate Change on 13 October is now available (see URL: http://e3vis.eventbrite.com/)

Our aim was to have a full yet varied set of presentations from the academic, public and private sector around the central theme of ‘energy efficiency and the building’. Feel free to forward the Eventbrite link to colleagues. Places are limited to please be sure to sign up soon!

Please get in contact for further information: stuart.macdonald@ed.ac.uk

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Sep 092011

Further to the earlier post, plans are progressing for a Green Energy Tech workshop organsied in conjunction with the GECO project. The half-day event will be held on Thursday 13 October (pm) at the Edinburgh Centre for Climate Change, a new initiative which aims to foster collaborative working between policy, community and business leaders to support and deliver workable solutions for a low carbon future (http://www.climatechangecentre.org.uk/.

Our aim is to bring together a range of participants from the public sector, industry, and academia working in the areas of green energy technologies, renewables, carbon reduction, energy efficiency etc. with a primary focus on tools or utilities that could be used to engage a wide range of stakeholders including policy makers.

We have a number of confirmed speakers however we’d also be interested to hear of any other initiatives of a similar nature that may wish to use such an event as a platform for outreach and discussion.

Please get in contact for further information: stuart.macdonald@ed.ac.uk

 September 9, 2011  Posted by at 11:36 am General Tagged with: , , , , ,  1 Response »