Dr Alan Walker

Alan has worked on energy policy for the Royal Academy of Engineering for almost a decade. This has included authoring reports on many aspects of the energy sector including future scenarios, the GB electricity capacity margin and, most recently, wind energy. He works closely with all the relevant stakeholders from government and regulators to industry and academic researchers. The main focus of his work is to understand and communicate the engineering realities of delivering a secure, affordable and decarbonised energy system for the UK, a challenge that should not be underestimated.

Related Sessions
Saturday 18 October 2014, 14.00 Conservatory


Wind energy: implications of large-scale deployment on the GB electricity system. (April 2014), Royal Academy of Engineering

In conversation: Israel

"Although 'battle' suggests destruction, these were some of the most constructive debates I've taken part in. This was civilised conflict in the best sense of both words."
Julian Baggini, author, Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, and The Ego Trick

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