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SCI Energy Group's first major conference reflects the critical importance of reducing CO₂ emissions from the way we heat our homes for achieving the UK's target of an 80% reduction in CO₂ emissions by 2050. This conference will explore available and emerging technologies to deliver lowcarbon energy to buildings, comfort to occupants and energy savings.
The programme will include speakers on developments in heat pumps, smart systems, district heating and hydrogen, and the impact of decarbonisation on infrastructure. Speakers will also address the barriers to uptake and the social impact of options to reduce CO₂ emissions from heating. Reflecting SCI's approach to resolving the energy trilemma, we want to address the reliability, affordability and sustainability of solutions.
The event is intended to broker links between science and industry, with a target audience of engineers, business and commercial managers, policy managers, academics in the field, R&D managers, marketing and business development managers, technical and operations managers, and investment decision makers.
|10:00||Registration and refreshments|
|10.30||Introduction by Chair
Mark Harrison, SCI Energy Group Chair
Nina Skorupska, CEO of Renewable Energy Association (REA)
|11.10||Overview of Smart Systems & Heat (SSH) — Delivering Comfort through Energy Savings
Rebecca Sweeney-Haines, Energy Systems Catapult
|11.55||Provision ofLow Carbon Energy Routes to Heating — a study for NIC
Ian Walker,Element Energy
|12.20||Heat Pumps, Solar Power and Heat Storage — Opportunities for integration
Jenni McDonnell, KTN
|13.45||Introduction by Chair|
|13.55||Social aspects of new technologies
Les Levidow, Open University
|14.20||Heat Infrastructure / District Heating
Alex Buckman, ESC (Catapult)
|14.45||Applying available and emerging technologies to minimise energy consumption in buildings
Harish Ratna, TateHindle and John Edmondson, AECOM
|15.30||Update on National Grid’s 2018 Future Energy Scenarios on heat decarbonisation
Marcus Stewart, National Grid
|15.55||Adding Hydrogen to the gas grid — the HyNet project
Chris Manson-Whitton, Progressive Energy
|16.20||Summary by Chair|
|16.30||Close and Networking|
14/15 Belgrave Square
Tel: +44 (0)20 7598 1561
|£25||SCI/iChemE Student Member|
|£50||SCI/iChemE Subsidised Member|
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