Decarbonising Off Gas Grid Homes
10:00 – 11:30, Tuesday 22nd January 2019, Committee Room 11, House of Commons

Chaired by Peter Aldous MP, Vice Chair, PRASEG and Chair of APPG Intelligent Energy, this joint event will consider the key barriers to the uptake of clean heating technologies in off-gas grid homes, including:

  • A review of the different technology choices available to off gas grid homes
  • With the closure of the Renewable Heat Incentive in 2021, new routes to support the update of alternative heating system
  • Public acceptability of alternative heating systems and costs; and
  • Whether EPCs actively discriminate against rural off-gas grid properties

Paul Blacklock, Head of Strategy and Corporate Affairs, Calor – Rural disadvantage
Isaac Occhipinti, Head of External Affairs, HHIC – Role of installers
Emily Wilson-Gavin, External Affairs Manager, Cadent – Network/Gas distribution
Marc Overson, Senior Product Manager, Mitsubishi Electric – Role of heat pumps
Dr Andrew Turton, Principal Analyst, Delta EE – Electric heating in rural off-gas grid dwellings
Kelly Greer, Research Director, Association for Conservation of Energy – Energy Efficiency

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Policy Pathways to Justice in Energy Efficiency. Tuesday 11th December 2.00-4.00pm. Committee Room 6, House of Commons

Chaired by Peter Aldous MP, the findings from ‘Policy Pathways to Justice in Energy Efficiency ’is to be launched in Parliament at an event hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Intelligent Energy and the All Party Parliamentary Fuel Poverty & Energy Efficiency Group (FPEEG) with speakers from  UKERC, SPSW, ACE, Disability Rights UK, Children’s Society.

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Localising Decarbonisation: A Strategy for Communities and Local Government (PRASEG, APPG Intelligent Energy, and the Committee on Climate Change) Monday 26th November 2018 Committee Room 17, House of Commons.

On 26th November 2008 the Climate Change Act was passed into UK law.  To mark the 10th anniversary of the Act, PRASEG, the All Party Group for Intelligent Energy and the Committee on Climate Change are convening a celebratory event, to consider progress to date and how communities and local authorities can contribute towards the next phase of the UK’s decarbonisation and clean growth agendas. Chaired by PRASEG Chairman, James Heappey MP, high-level panellists will discuss the evolution of renewable and sustainable energy technologies and the opportunities these can create for local business, government and other stakeholders.

Various meetings with companies, NGOs and academics throughout the year and participation at the main Autumn Party conferences through sustainability hub

Monday, 16th October, Frontier Economics report launch – “Affordable Warmth, Clean Growth” with APPGiE, PRASEG, FPEEG, EEIG. Energy Efficiency as Infrastructure. Antoinette Sandbach, Lord Deben.

Wednesday 25th of October, Debate and Reception ‘Improving Air Quality in the UK: How Can Hydrogen and Fuel Cells help?’ APPGIE, Air Pollution APPG and the UK Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (UK HFCA) event to explore the implications of air pollution and potential solutions, particularly through hydrogen and fuel cells. Co-chaired by Peter Aldous MP and Matthew Pennycook MP with a range of experts

Tuesday 31st October, Gas for Off-grid Britain – UKLPG Parliamentary Launch hosted by UKLPG in association with the APPGiE. Rob Shuttleworth, Chief Executive, UKLPG; Jeff Douglas, Energy Systems Catapult; Eric Johnson, Biopropane insight expert, Atlantic Consulting; David Blackman, Policy Correspondent, Utility Week. UKLPG’s new policy pathways document ‘Gas for Off-grid Britain’ presents LPG’s role in delivering low carbon gas to off-grid homes and businesses in line with Government’s energy objectives.

Wednesday 22 November, Taking the Carbon out of Heat. Neil Schofield, Head of Sustainable Development, Worcester Bosch; Jenny Hill, Head of Buildings, Industry and Bioenergy, Committee on Climate Change; Dr Tim Rotheray, Director, ADE; Dave Pearson, Director, Star Renewable Energy and Andrew Haslett, Chief Engineer, Energy Technologies Institute