Video recordings of all speakers from the 16th E-cosse Stakeholder Forum now available to view.

E-cosse, Scotland’s national electric mobility partnership, and run by Urban Foresight, held its most recent Stakeholder Forum in Dundee, the 16th edition of the event. The Forum featured a series of presentations exploring the theme of Charging On-street and at Home. Featured presentations included speakers from Transport Scotland, Scottish and Southern Electric Networks, Oxford City Council and Boyd Brothers. All the sessions are available to view below and speaker presentations from the Forum can be downloaded here.

Welcome | Dundee’s Electric Dream

Dr David Beeton, Urban Foresight | Councillor Lynne Short, Dundee City Council

Dr David Beeton, Director of E-cosse, welcomes delegates to the 16th E-cosse Forum, outlining the agenda for the day.

Councillor Lynne Short, Convener of Dundee City Council’s City Development Committee shares Dundee’s electric vehicle journey so far, making it a pioneer city for EV adoption.

Transport Scotland Update

Laurence Kenney, Transport Scotland

2017 was a year marked with significant progress for the electric vehicle space; Laurence Kenney, Programme Manager for ChargePlace Scotland focuses in on how the EV agenda progressed in Scotland through 2017.

On-street Residential Charging: Lessons Learned from Oxford

Elizabeth Bohun, Oxford City Council

Insights into the city of Oxford’s experiences of the Go Ultra Low Cities project, one of only 9 cities/regions to receive funding under the national scheme.

EU H2020 Project: RUGGEDISED

Christine Downey, Glasgow City Council

How the city of Glasgow is using electric vehicles in the city within a European project demonstrating sustainable energy deployment in a smart city context.

Managed EV Charging to Support Local Electricity Networks

Frank Clifton, Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks 

Frank Clifton shares some of the challenges and opportunities presented by electric vehicles from the perspective of Scotland’s Distribution Network Operator in Scotland.

An Installer’s Perspective: Boyd Brothers’ EV Journey

John Boyd, Boyd Brothers (Fauldhouse) Ltd

John Boyd gives an installer’s perspective on electric vehicle infrastructure and the processes and challenges around installation as well as new infrastructure to expect in 2018.

Challenges and Issues Deploying ChargePlace Scotland

Iain MacLeod, Energy Saving Trust

Iain MacLeod of the Energy Saving Trust (EST) Scotland presents on the challenges and issues faced by the EST whilst deploying ChargePlace Scotland infrastructure throughout Scotland and experiences administering the funding allocated by Transport Scotland.

The Mongol Rally

Chris Ramsey, Plug In Adventures

Chris Ramsey gives an inspiring overview of his most recent adventure, undertaking the Mongol Rally in the Nissan Leaf AT-EV across Europe.

The MILL: Mobility Innovation Living Laboratory

Simon Tricker, Urban Foresight

How The Mobility Innovation Living Laboratory (The MILL) is taking shape in Dundee. Dundee City Council is set to invest nearly £1M in funding for smart mobility innovations using the city as a testbed.

Closing Remarks

Laurence Kenney, Transport Scotland

Conclusion of the day’s proceedings.