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HVDC Projects in the UK (in operation, construction & planning)

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14/10/2015 – 14/10/2015

Announcing a CIGRE UK evening event, kindly sponsored by WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff at Manchester’s Conference Centre on Wednesday 14th October 2015.

Announcing a CIGRE UK evening event, kindly sponsored by WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff at Manchester’s Conference Centre on Wednesday 14th October 2015.

HVDC Projects in the UK (in operation, construction & planning)

Programme

17.00 – Registration & refreshments

18.00 – Welcome, Safety & Introductions

  • Norman MacLeod, Technical Director, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

18.10 – The Moyle Interconnector

  • Mick McGuckin, Project Manager, Mutual Energy

18.30 – Western Link – the Challenges of Construction

  • Peter Roper, Sr. Project Manager, AC & DC cables, Western Link
  • Mark Williams, Sr. Project Manager, Converter Stations, Western Link

18.50 – Caithness – Moray HVDC Link Challenges

  • Graeme Barclay, Project Director, Scottish Hydro-Electric Transmission
  • Richard Hanson, HVDC Design Manager, Scottish Hydro-Electric Transmission

19.10 – Grid Operation & Interconnectors

  • Julian Leslie, Head of Electricity Network Development, National Grid

19.30 – Open Panel Discussions

  • All presenters

20.00 – Close

Date:
Wednesday 14th October 2015

Venue:
Manchester Conference Centre
Sackville Street
Manchester
M1 3BB

To Book go to:-
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cigre-uk-event-hvdc-projects-in-the-uk-tickets-18325484016

Conference Fees (ex VAT):

– Non-Member: £60

– Member CIGRE or IEEE: £45

– CIGRE NGN or Student: £25