Living Grid: how we are working towards a more intuitive electricity grid with network of organisations aiming to represent 200 MW by 2020
Shifting to a more participative, responsive grid – why does this matter and where are the opportunities?
Update from current partners: Sainsbury’s, Aggregate Industries, United Utilities and Tarmac: Why we got involved / How it’s currently working /The ways in which we are working with our own supply chains
The movement at large – how can other companies get involved
Trewin specializes in strategies to communicate sustainability matters effectively with the general public, and in his keynote he will focus on the most successful ones. Given the developments of the past year, one thing is clear the solar sector is becoming less and less a B2B industry. It now sees the need to engage with a larger base of consumer, getting their brands in front of the masses and explaining exactly what their value proposition is about.
The Local Authorities Seminar will visit Clean Energy Live again. This is an essential event for those from local authorities wishing to keep up to date with developments across the energy sector. Attendees will hear from a fantastic range of speakers who will update them about:
The current state of the renewables market
Policy development and the impact for local authorities
The leading role being played by local authorities
Technology - grid issues, batteries and storage
Making the most of external funding
Learning from community projects
11:00 Welcome from APSE Energy - A municipal energy future: a view forward Phil Brennan, Head,APSE Energy
11:15 We don’t need the subsidies anymore!
Developing a strategic long term plan
State of the market
Options for a business case
Stephen Cirell, Lead Energy Consultant, APSE Energy
11:45 Developing a solar community project
Engaging the community
The local authority taking a lead
Ben Burfoot, Sustainability Manager, Reading Borough Council
12:15 Questions from the audience
13:30 A legal perspective
Procurement for solar projects
Where does procurement fit into the project plan?
Lessons and pitfalls
Kate Webster, Director, Walker Morris LLP
13:55 Batteries and storage
Opportunities for income
A rapidly changing sector
Ray Noble, APSE Associate
14:20 How to cut emissions and save money by using low carbon vehicles in your fleet Keith Budden, Head of Business Development, Cenex, The centre of excellence for low carbon and fuel cell technologies,