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Your committee of ten retired IET members has arranged a programme of lectures and visits which will be shown on these pages and which we hope will be of interest to all members and friends.  We look forward to welcoming you at these events. Do look out for the Monthly Newsletter which provides more details and a summary of lectures and visits.
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 Our Next Event

Wednesday 6th December 2017 at 2pm
Blackout!  - Is Scotland at risk?
A talk by Dr Euan Mearns, Editor, Energy Matters
 
in Siegfried Room, Edinburgh Napier University,
Craiglockhart Campus, Colinton Road, EDINBURGH, EH14 1DJ.
 
Since 2008, electrical power supply and distribution systems in Scotland and the UK have massively changed due mainly to political changes with the adoption of the 2008 Climate Change Act, without due regard to reliability, cost, safety, and the environment. Reliable and low-cost coal-powered plants are being replaced by intermittent facilities powered by wind and the sun.
This presentation will outline the issue and start to address the key questions is the system robust? Will Scotland experience blackouts?  
 
Event open to all with no pre-registration required
More info at http://www.theiet.org/events/local/250265.cfm


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The SERMS committee is always keen to hear about any proposals from members for future talks and/or visits. Please give any suggestions (with contact details if known) as comments to this blog. Regards Walter Thomson read more...
Posted by Walter Thomson on IET Scotland South East Retired Members (SERMS) Oct 25, 2015 11:41 am GMT

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