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Upcoming Events

Here you will find details of any upcoming events. Contact Us if you would like to book the Europe Direct Roadshow to come out to you.

EU Renewable Energy Policy Post 2020: can we promote renewable energy in Europe without the binding targets?" A discussion. Renewables event

Wednesday 25 October | Sir Duncan Rice Library, University of Aberdeen | 5.00 - 7.00pm

Currently, under the 2009 Renewable Energy Directive, EU Member States have binding targets to meet for renewable energy development. These targets expire in 2020, and any further policy framework is non-binding as of now. The past experience with non-binding renewable energy targets (2001 Renewable Electricity Directive) has demonstrated limited effectiveness. However, the binding targets form renewables may hamper other low-carbon energy developments, such as nuclear energy or CCS (carbon capture and storage).

Join Europe Direct Aberdeen and our speakers Dr Olivia Woolley (School of Law, University of Aberdeen) and Morag McCorkindale from Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) to discuss the future of energy and climate policies of the EU post 2020. 

Booking is essential for this event. Book via Eventbrite or call us on 01224 649483

Makerspaces and You

Saturday 11 November | Aberdeen Central Library | 1.45 - 5.00pmMakerspace Event Image

Join Europe Direct Aberdeen and MAKE for an afternoon exploring Makerspaces, a shared work area where people build things collaboratively. Throughout the event you will be able to learn about Makerspaces in Aberdeen, Creative Europe funding and how this can benefit creatives, students and small businesses alike. There will talks from a variety of speakers including Jamie Cameron who has used MAKE to enhance his business. This will be followed by networking and the following optional workshops:

Laser Engraving at MAKE (Seventeen, BelmontStreet)
Tour and demonstration taster sessions (Central Library)

Booking is essential for this event. Book via or Eventbrite call us on 01224 649483.

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Europe Direct Information Centre -  Aberdeen

Information Centre,
Central Library,
Rosemount Viaduct,
AB25 1GW

Tel.  01224 649483
Fax 01224 624118

Opening Hours: Monday, Wednesday 09:00 - 20:00, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 09:00 - 17:00