Find out about the outputs from ISLES at EU Sustainable Energy Week

We are reaching the end of the ISLES project and will be holding our final events to share what we have learned with a wider audience . As part of EU Sustainable Energy Week you are invited to come along to Scotland House on the 16th of June for a special session looking at ISLES and it’s lessons in an EU context . To register for the event please click here .


  • 11:00Welcome and Opening Remarks, Chris Stark, Deputy Director, Energy and Climate Change, Head of Electricity, The Scottish Government
  • 11:10 ISLES II ‘Towards Implementation’ work-stream outputs;

ISLES II Business Plan, Cathryn Hooper, Partner, Source Low Carbon
Network Regulation and Market Alignment Study, Gary Keane, Principal Consultant, Pöyry
ISLES Spatial Plan and Sustainability Appraisal, Iain Bell, Regional Director, Environment, Aecom


  • 11:45 – Q&A and Panel Discussion – Integrating Offshore Grid, Markets and Renewables: Lessons from ISLES II

Panel Chaired by Chris Stark, confirmed panellists include:

Bob Hanna, Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Ireland
John McAreavey, Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Northern Ireland
Damon Hewlett, Scottish Government
Nicole Versijp, DG Energy, European Commission
Jonathan Gaventa, e3G


  • 12.30 – Networking Lunch