Events

The Drive for Community Energy: Will ESCOs Transform the Energy Landscape? (forum and networking, London)

Promoting community energy strategies has become a major focus of Government policy with the release of the Community Energy Strategy Report in January, the setting up of the £15m DECC/DEFRA Rural Community Energy Fund and the creation of DECC’s Heat Networks’ Delivery Unit with a £6.9m budget.  It is recognised that community-led action can lead to better…

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Thu
24
Apr 14

Pitching for Green Investment: How to Make Investors Listen (workshop, Scotland)

Seeking Funding for your Green Industry Business? You may know what you want to say – do you know what investors want to hear? In today’s economy, investors are having dozens, sometimes hundreds, of business opportunities pitched at them every month. Unfortunately, most are turned down. You may have the perfect solution to a problem, you…

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Wed
30
Apr 14

Keeping Businesses Afloat: Managing Flood Risk seminar

  The recent devastating floods in the UK have caused at least £1.2 billion worth of damage and had a significant effect on the operational performance of many businesses; with extensive damage done to infrastructure and, water and power supplies. Current projections indicate that extreme flooding is going to become more frequent and potentially more…

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Thu
1
May 14

Funding the Pathways to 2030: Turning Low Carbon Targets into Economic Realities (forum and networking, Scotland)

In 2009, the Scottish Parliament passed the most ambitious climate change legislation in the world. Given the EU’s failure to impose legally binding targets post 2020, Scotland remains a global leader in its determination to achieve de-carbonisation. Ambitions have not changed: by 2030, it is intended that Scotland’s electricity supply will be largely decarbonised and there will…

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Wed
7
May 14

Greenbackers (Investment Pitch, Scotland)

Greenbackers is where high quality, pre-qualified cleantech businesses meet active, pre-qualified investors. Greenbackers’ boardroom format provides an excellent opportunity for up to 5 selected entrepreneurs to present their investment propositions to a personally invited group of 25-30 investors drawn from across the sector, including: Venture Capital Firms, Business Angels, Family Offices, Corporate Venturers and Specialist Finance.  

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Tue
13
May 14

Webinar: Anaerobic digestion – Ensuring the Long Term Viability of your Project

  Anaerobic digestion (AD) is at the core of the UK Government’s waste policy. According to the UK Green Investment Bank, the identified development pipeline of the UK anaerobic digestion market will require a capital investment of approximately £650 million. However, projects are being delayed due to two significant risks that jeopardise the long-term viability…

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Tue
13
May 14

All Energy 2014

ALL-ENERGY 2014 ‘OPEN FOR BUSINESS’ – CALL FOR PAPERS PUBLISHED Every May, Aberdeen hosts ‘the AGM of the renewable energy industry’. All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, brings together buyers and sellers, industry and government, utilities and developers, academics, innovators, engineers, communities, farmers and landowners, sector specialists and investors; all of them…

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Wed
21
May 14

UK Onshore Wind: About to be Blown Off the Renewables Map? (forum and networking, London)

Onshore wind, now established as a mature and productive technology, is the UK’s largest source of renewable energy generation and, currently, the cheapest large-scale renewable energy source that can be deployed at significant scale. Renewable UK figures put the current capacity at over 5,000MW. The recent Royal Academy of Engineering Wind Energy Reportestimates that the installed capacity of wind…

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Thu
29
May 14

Urban London 2014

Urban London 2014 is an invite-only networking event that will bring together London’s top 100 influencers in smart cities. To be held at the National Gallery, the event starts at 7 pm Thursday, June 5. In addition to an evening of one-on-one networking opportunities, the gathering will also feature two speakers: IBM’s Dr. Rick Robinson…

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Thu
5
Jun 14

Scottish Forum (forum and networking, Glasgow)

We are currently devising the programme for this event – in the meantime please save the date.  

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Tue
10
Jun 14
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