November, 2021

10nov2:00 pm3:30 pmSmarter and greener? Our low-carbon energy futureThe Aspire Room, The Studio, 67 Hope Street, Glasgow, G2 6AE Organiser: Bright Blue Event Type:Webinar & TalksTheme:Climate Justice,Energy & Renewables,Nature & Biodiversity

Event Details

The high uptake of renewable energy in the UK will mean that our electricity grid must become smarter. In this event, we explore just how significant the role for smart energy systems will be in the UK’s energy future, the barriers to adoption of smart technology, and it’s benefits. We also discuss the future of the UK’s energy mix, the economic opportunities associated with the renewables sector, and how the costs of the energy transition will be justly met.

Key speakers:

– Alex Sobel MP, Chair, Net Zero APPG
– Murdo Fraser MSP, Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Covid Recovery
– Andy Manning, Principle Economic Regulation Specialist, Citizens Advice
– Professor James Yu MBE, Head of Innovation, SP Energy Networks
– Dan Brooke, Chief Executive, Smart Energy GB
– Patrick Hall, Senior Research Fellow, Bright Blue (Chair)

Key questions:

– How can countries accelerate their transition to a low-carbon electricity grid?
– How can the costs of decarbonising energy be justly met?
– What does the future of our energy supply look like?
– What are the economic opportunities that are associated with the renewables sector?
– What are the key barriers to creating a smart energy system?
– What role will smart technologies and the smart grid play in resolving the intermittency issue associated with renewable energy?
– What are the benefits of smart technologies for consumers and businesses?
– How can we ensure equitable access to energy efficiency technologies among low-income households?

You do not need a conference pass to attend this event. You can just show up, but please register using this page.

Organiser

Bright Blue[email protected] Second Floor, 4-8 Ludgate Circus, London, EC4M 7LF

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