The world may be focused on the immediate threat of coronavirus, but we feel strongly that it’s as important as ever for us to continue with our work to tackle the climate crisis and create a zero carbon energy system that’s good for people and for the planet.
We’re launching a series of webinars so you can stay up-to-date with our work and with the latest developments in the transition to a renewable energy future.
Below you’ll find the details for our upcoming webinars, as well as how you can catch up with webinars which have already taken place.
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Upcoming Low Carbon Hub webinars
A Network for Net Zero – the first year of Project LEO (Local Energy Oxfordshire) with Adriano Figueiredo and Mel Bryce
Date: Tuesday 9 June 2020
Speaker: Adriano Figueiredo, Innovation Director of the Low Carbon Hub and Mel Bryce, Programme Director at Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN)
Melanie Bryce is the Oxfordshire Programme Director at Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), and also the lead on Project LEO (Local Energy Oxfordshire). As a Chartered Engineer, Mel has spent her entire career in the energy industry spanning roles from Asset Management to Investment and Regulation. A lifelong passion for the energy industry has led to working on Project LEO, the most wide-ranging trial of flexibility on the distribution network undertaken to date. Previous projects have included running the installation programme for Primary Substation Works across the Asset Management Portfolio, and advising on the replacement profile for subsea cables.
In this webinar she’ll be discussing the first year of Project LEO, in conversation with Adriano Figueiredo of the Low Carbon Hub
Catch up with previous webinars
Investing in the Low Carbon Hub – your questions answered, Tuesday 26 May
The Low Carbon Hub’s Barbara Hammond (CEO) and Saskya Huggins (Social Impact Director) discussed why investing in community energy is a powerful action to take against the climate crisis, and our latest investment opportunity within the Community Energy Fund.
Energy System Transition: A better local solution with Professor Malcolm McCulloch, Tuesday 2 June
Professor Malcolm McCulloch (University of Oxford, Department of Engineering Science) spoke about the transition to an energy system centred around renewable energy generation, and particularly on the role of local energy within this system.
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