Westminster Forum

Decarbonising UK Heat and Heat Networks:
Priorities for decarbonisation, innovation and efficiency


Thursday 13 January 2022
On-line forum


9.05 Priorities for UK heat decarbonisation

David Capper, Director, Clean Heat Directorate, BEIS

Questions and comments from the floor

Assessing latest developments in heating technology

9.35 Case for expanding heat networks

Simon Woodward, UK District Energy Association

Craig Anderson, Vital Energi

James Horton, Burges Salmon

9.55 Low carbon heat for housing, decarbonising old stock, emerging energy technologies

Edward Thompson, Director, ICAX

Andy Mackiewicz, Solihull Council

Questions and comments from the floor


10.55 Heat market framework

Charlotte Eddington, Investment Director, Abundance Investment

Caroline Bragg, Head of Policy, Association of District Energy

Dr Brian Tilley, E.ON

Questions and comments from the floor

11.50 Heat Network Regulation

Questions and comments from the floor

12.05 Consumer Protection

David Pilling, Policy and Public Affairs, Ombudsman Services

Stephen Knight, Heat Trust

Questions and comments from the floor

12.55 Closing remarks


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