Conservation

DEBATE: NUCLEAR VS. RENEWABLE ENERGY

Posted on the 9th October 2012

POWER OF THE FUTURE: NUCLEAR OR RENEWABLES

A candid look and open debate on the pros and cons of Nuclear versus Renewable Energy.

With the possibility of a Nuclear Reactor being planned for our area, the time has come to be informed and investigate alternative sources of Renewable Energy.

The Hermanus Business Chamber, in collaboration with the Hermanus Ratepayers Association and Whale Coast Conservation, invites you to participate in this crucial event with high-profile speakers from the Nuclear Industry, as well as renewable Energy experts.

OUR FUTURE IS AT STAKE!

Wednesday 24 October 2012 9:00- 12:30 - Municipal Auditorium, Hermanus

PROGRAMME:

9:00 - Welcome and introduction of speakers.

9:10 – Setting the scene - by MC Lance Greyling, Shadow Minister of Energy

9:20 - Eco- Energy – the way of the future - Davin Chown from Genesis Eco-energy

9:40 – Nuclear Energy benefits – Prof. Robert Lindsay, UCT Physics Department

10:00 – Looking at both sides of the coin – Dr David Fig, environmental sociologist & economist.

10:30 - Tea/coffee break and exploring renewable energy exhibition by Whale Coast Conservation

11:00 – Short presentation by Eric Mair: Installing your own power station

11:15 - Panel discussion, Questions and Debate

12:00 – The Way Forward – utilising opportunities and accessing funding.

12:25 – Vote of Thanks by Mervin Milner, President Hermanus Business Chamber.

12:30 – Lunch and Networking.

Cost: R50 for members of the 3 participating organisations, R70 for non-members

RSVP by 20 October to chamberceo@hermanus.co.za

Bank details: Account name: Hermanus Business Chamber; Bank:Standard Bank, Hermanus; Branch Code: 050312; Account number: 082257833 (use Business Name as reference). Fax proof of payment and booking to :0867245613, or scan and e-mail to chamberceo@hermanus.co.za

Don’t miss this opportunity to investigate sustainable energy for our future.

Warm regards,

Alta Pretorius

Chief Executive Officer

Tel: 028-3151619

 


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