Westminster Forum

Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum
Assessing heating and cooling policy:
Priorities for decarbonisation, innovation and efficiency

Tuesday 11 July 2017


9.05 Priorities for the UK heat network

Dan Osgood, Director, Heating & Business Energy Directorate, BEIS

Questions and comments from the floor

Assessing latest developments in heating technology

9.30 Smart technology and system flexibility for heat and power

Colin Calder, Chief Executive, PassivSystems

9.40 How gas can contribute to the long-term decarbonisation of heat networks

Steve Edwards, Director of Regulation and Commercial, Wales & West Utilities

9.50 Sustainable technologies in heat

Tim Pollard, Head of Sustainability, Wolseley UK

10.00 Creating local heating solutions

John Batterbee, Head of Technology, Strategy and Planning, Energy Systems Catapult

Questions and comments from the floor


10.10 Decarbonising heat: costs for consumers

Maxine Frenk, Grid Edge Policy

Questions and comments from the floor

10.45 Coffee

Innovation in cooling

11.20 Key strategies for delivering cold efficiently

Professor Toby Peters, Director, Dearman

Questions and comments from the floor

11.40 Mitigating the impact of residential air conditioning on grid supply and demand

Alice Etheridge, Insights Manager, System Operator, National Grid

11.50 Decarbonising heating and cooling systems: new technologies and energy sources

Edward Thompson, Director, ICAX

Ollie More, Head of Policy, Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association

Dan Sadler, Special Adviser, Northern Gas Networks

Jonathan Graham, Head of Policy, The Association for Decentralised Energy

Questions and comments from the floor

12.35 Developing the regulatory framework for heating and cooling

Martin Crouch, Ofgem

Questions and comments from the floor

12.55 Closing remarks

Dr Alan Whitehead MP, Shadow Minister, Energy and Climate Change

Andrew Best, Forum Lead, Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum


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