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2nd November, 2018

Energy Capital Conference

The Energy Capital conference will take place on Tuesday 27th November at IET Birmingham from 9am – 4.30pm. The event is FREE to attend.

Energy Capital is the policy and delivery body for energy in the West Midlands, reporting to the Mayor. It’s a public-private partnership established by the West Midlands Combined Authority, Black Country LEP, Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP, and Coventry & Warwickshire LEP, and supported by industrial and third sector partners including Western Power Distribution, Cadent Gas, Climate KIC, the Universities of Birmingham and Warwick, BEIS, Ofgem and the Energy Systems Catapult.

The conference will focus on understanding how regional and local Government can work more effectively with national Government to play a critical role in accelerating the clean energy transition in the UK, maximising economic, social and environmental benefits for all.

The agenda is made up of a series of guest speakers and facilitated sessions, and includes:

  • The launch of the Regional Energy Strategy in the context of the Local Industrial Strategy by The Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street.
  • UK Energy System - Challenges and Futures
  • Responses to energy system opportunities in Europe
  • Responses to energy system opportunities in United States - Hear how Connecticut’s Green Bank is supporting the development of its state’s energy system with speakers Brian Farnen, General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer.

The Energy Capital Conference will be of interest to all businesses who manufacture or deliver energy-using products and services; energy infrastructure policy makers and regulators; Universities, local authorities, utilities; the social housing sector and trade associations.

The Energy Capital Conference is FREE to attend.  Click here for more information and to book your place.