Decarbonisation of industry and the economy demands the fast development of new and innovative sources of energy production. We are now all familiar with the sight of wind turbines in the windier parts of our world. They dot the hills of northern England and in regions such as Andalusia wind power is a massive energy-producing business. In the North Sea the four offshore farms of the planned Dogger Bank development will produce a combined total of 4.8 gigawatts of power.
With improvements in technology solar power has developed quickly – and especially as a distributed source of domestic power. Speakers address the future of these technologies together with the prospects for nuclear, hydro, ground source heat systems, biomass, and new battery developments.
Robert Llewellyn is host of the Channel 4 series Scrapheap Challenge and star of the cult TV series Red Dwarf. The former screen-writer and stand-up comic is much sought after for humorous after dinner speaking and entertainment.... [more]
Former army Major Dick Strawbridge is expert at making engineering and innovation exciting. A one man A-Team, Dick has inspired audiences young and old. Dick loves speaking, especially to young groups and is synonomous with environmentaly friendly in... [more]
Expert strategist, helping businesses to address global challenges of sustainability, energy (oil and gas, utilities and renewables), mobility, finance, agriculture/land-use and climate change.... [more]