Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum

Domestic energy efficiency in England

Morning, Thursday, 23rd April 2020

Central London

THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED



This conference will discuss the next steps for improving domestic energy efficiency in England.


We expect discussion on:


  • Steps required to meet government targets for upgrading homes by 2035, and all fuel-poor homes by 2030;
  • Innovative models such as green mortgages for financial support to help increase energy efficiency, drawing on measures in the Green Finance Strategy; and
  • The future of policy for encouraging increased energy efficiency in homes, following the government response to the call for evidence on building a market for energy efficiency.

Speakers


There will be keynote addresses from: Sam Balch, Deputy Director, Home Retrofit, Energy Using Products, BEIS and Chris Stark, Chief Executive, Committee on Climate Change.


Further confirmed speakers include: Sophie Adams, Product Owner, Data Services, Ofgem; Michael Barlow, Head, Energy, Power and Utilities Sector Group, Burges Salmon; Peter Broad, Senior Policy Researcher, Energy policy research team, Citizens Advice; Steve Cox, Engineering and Technical Director, Electricity North West; Alasdair Donn, Head of Building Performance, Group Sustainability, Wilmott Dixon & Non-Executive Director, BSRIA; Paul Ellis, Chief Executive, Ecology Building Society; Richard Long, Business Development Director, Engie and a senior speaker confirmed from E.ON and Nottingham City Homes and the Energy Saving Trust.


The agenda


  • Assessing current standards and progression towards sustainable homes;
  • Government priorities for achieving domestic energy efficiency targets by 2035;
  • Tackling barriers for energy efficient new homes and retrofitting - costs, funding and communication benefits;
  • Innovative approaches to delivering savings - new technologies, alternative energy sources and future energy industry obligations;
  • Next steps for industry implementation to develop domestic energy efficiency; and
  • Case study: lessons learned from devolved initiatives.


Keynote Speaker

Chris Stark

Chief Executive, Committee on Climate Change

Keynote Speakers

Chris Stark

Chief Executive, Committee on Climate Change

Sam Balch

Deputy Director, Home Retrofit, Energy using Products, BEIS

Speakers

Peter Broad

Senior Policy Researcher, Energy policy research team, Citizens Advice

Senior speaker confirmed from E.ON

Senior speaker confirmed from Nottingham City Homes

Richard Long

Business Development Director, Engie

Alasdair Donn

Head of Building Performance, Group Sustainability, Wilmott Dixon & Non-Executive Director, BSRIA

Steve Cox

Engineering and Technical Director, Electricity North West

Paul Ellis

Chief Executive, Ecology Building Society

Michael Barlow

Head, Energy, Power and Utilities Sector Group, Burges Salmon

Senior speaker confirmed from Energy Saving Trust

Sophie Adams

Product Owner, Data Services, Ofgem