27 April | Energy Conference

27 April | Energy Conference

All day conference 8.30 to 4.10pm

Novotel Hotel, Schooner Way, Cardiff, CF10 4RT

ICE Wales Cymru are holding their first Energy Conference sponsored by Mott MacDonald and Horizon Nuclear Power, and supported by The Energy Institute, The Institution of Engineering and Technology, the Nuclear Institute and Cardiff University.

This conference will give an overview of different types of energy currently being used, researched and proposed to ensure a clean and sustainable future, with examples of existing schemes and discussions about the relative merits of different types of energy generation and future opportunities and challenges.

Experts on a wide range of types of energy – from energy companies and academia – will cover topics on

  • Marine Energy
  • Local Energy Generation
  • Energy Storage and Distribution
  • Nuclear Energy

Viewpoints from the fracking industry and the RSPB will be expressed prior to the Expert Panel session at the end of the conference, when the day’s proceedings will be discussed.


Iain Mills, Senior Asset Manager, Rural & Coastal Department, Crown Estates – Marine Energy & Infrastructure

Professor Roger Falconer, Cardiff University –  Tidal Range Energy: Impoundment Studies for the Severn Estuary

Ioan Jenkins, Development Director for Wales, Tidal Lagoon Power –  Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Project update

Martin Murphy, Managing Director Tidal Energy Ltd –  Marine Renewable Energy – Continuing Progress in Tidal Stream Technology Development

 Keith Jones, Environmental Advisor, National Trust – Hydro-electric in Snowdonia

Alistair Hinton, Senior Construction Manager, Vattenfall UK – Pen y Cymoedd Windfarm

Johnny Gowdy, Commercial Director, Regen South West – Energy Generation in the Region – A REGEN SW Perspective

Dr Mike Pedley, Head of Energy, Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water – Five Fords Waste Water Energy Park

Douglas Ramsay, Electrical Engineer / Power Transmission and Distribution Division – Mott MacDonald – Energy Storage

Jeremy Smith Head of Development Strategy, RWE Innogy UK – Low Cost, Low Carbon and Little Grid – future challenges & opportunities for renewable energy in Wales

Steven Gough, Western Power Distribution – Energy Network Connections

Ed Hazell, Civil Engineer for Horizon Nuclear Power – Developing the Wylfa Newydd Project

Andria Gilmour, Inspector, Office of Nuclear Regulation – Regulation in the Nuclear Industry

Richard Edwards, Head of Supply Chain QA, Horizon Nuclear Power – Building Awareness of Horizon’s Values, Standards and Supply Chain Requirements

Rudi Plaut CBE CEng FIMechE – Introducing the Expert Panel

 Martin Harper, RSPB -RSPB Overview

Professor Andrew R. Barron, Ser Cymru Chair and Director ESRI, Swansea University – Fracking

Professor Chris Binnie, FICE, FREng  

Dr Gavin Miller, Energy Policy Manager, ICE

 Simon Power, Director, Arup

Book your place on line at: https://www.ice.org.uk/events/energy-conference-cardiff


  • Delegate Fee: £90.00 plus VAT
  • Exhibition Fee: £200.00 plus VAT
  • Student Fee: £42.50 plays VAT


Delegates and Exhibitors can use the online booking link, for student rates, please contact felicity.white@ice.org.uk


Event sponsors

The conference will be kindly sponsored by Mott MacDonald and Horizon Nuclear Power.