The Centre for Energy Transition Seminar Series highlights some of the important work in energy transition research being undertaken by staff across the University of Aberdeen.

Energy Efficient Carbon Capture and Storage

Tom Baxter, School of Engineering, will present on gas-fired power stations combined with CCS on 15 October 2021. (Video coming soon).

National Climate Change Acts

Dr Thomas L Muinzer  and Dr Tavis Potts introduce a panel discsssion to mark the launch of a new ground-breaking book on National Climate Changes Acts, with expert contrubutions from Prof Richard Macrory CBE, Alina Averchenkova, Prue Taylor, Andrew Jackson, Åsa Romson and Otto Spijkers.

Offshore Energy System Integration: Challenges and Opportunities in the North Sea

Professor Russell McKenna (Chair), University of Aberdeen, Katie Abbot - Environment Manager, TotalEnergies E&P UK, Thibaut Cheret - Emissions Improvement Manager, OGUK, Benjamin Sykes - Vice President, UK Offshore and Head of UK Market Development, Consenting & External Affairs – Ørsted, Rebecca Williams - Head of Policy and Regulation, RenewableUK

Centre for Energy Transition Launch Event

Dr Tavis Potts, Interim Director, Professor George Boyne, Principal University of Aberdeen, Anne Marie Trevelyan, UK Minister of State for Business, Energy and Clean Growth, Jean-Luc Guiziou, Managing Director of Total E&P UK, Keith Anderson, Chief Executive of Scottish Power, Alison Stuart of Aberdeen Climate Action and Steve Scrimshaw, Vice-President of Siemens Energy.

New Technologies for Achieving Low Carbon Economies: Opportunities for Aberdeen and the North East of Scotland

Dr Alf Martinez-Felipe (Chair) University of Aberdeen, Dr Caitlin CottrillSenior Lecturer and Director of Centre for Transport Research, University of Aberdeen, Martin McCormack, Energy Transition Programme Director, Ccus & Hydrogen at Opportunity North East, Nigel Holmes, CEO of the Scottish Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Association, Dr Claudia Fernandez-Martin, Lecturer in Chemical Engineering, University of Aberdeen, Vinay Mulgundmath, Chief Technologist in the Technology Driving Transition, OGTC

Comparative Perspectives of Just Transitions Seminar Global Energy Institute (Aberdeen Curtin Alliance)

"The Just Transition in Scotland – are Communities Engaged in Energy Transitions?" Dr Tavis Potts, Interim Director of the Centre for Energy Transition, University of Aberdeen
"The Renewable Energy Transition; Buildings and Precincts". Professor Greg Morrison, Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute

Scaling up Hydrogen and Fuel Cells in Scotland: Learning by Doing

Nigel Holmes, Chief Executive of the Scottish Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (SHFCA), presents on the growth if Hydrogen and fuel cell projects being deployed in locations across Scotland, including North-East Scotland, Fife, the Western Isles, and the Orkney Islands. 

Crude Oil Prices and the Energy Transition

Professor Marc Gronwald, University of Aberdeen and Dr. Roberto F. Aguilera, Curtin University

Overseling Hydrogen?

Tom Baxter, School of Engineering presents a critical look at hydrogen technologies and questions the widely held view that hydrogen should play a significant role in the transition to a clean, low-carbon, energy system in the UK.

Arctic Petroleum and the 2°C Goal: A Case for Accountability for Fossil Fuel Supply

Dr Daria Shapovalova, School of Law presents on the establishment of accountability for the production of Arctic petroleum in light of climate change.