This event will take place on February, 5th 2013, in the UK. This seminar will review Feed-in Tariffs: findings from the Comprehensive Review and the way forward. This event will be a timely opportunity to assess the next steps for small-scale low-carbon electricity generation in the UK following a year of uncertainty. Guest of Honour: Thomas Buss, Head of Microgeneration, E.ON Sustainable Energy.
This seminar will be a timely opportunity to assess the next steps for small-scale low-carbon electricity generation in the UK following a year of uncertainty. It is being organised as Government prepares to introduce the next wave of tariff reductions for the Feed-in Tariffs (FITs) scheme, following the completion of its Comprehensive Review.
Delegates will assess the future of UK electricity microgeneration as the Government seeks to put FITs “on a more predictable, certain and sustainable footing” – against a background of changes such as further reductions in tariff levels for solar PV installations, an increase in the export tariff and shortening the scheme’s lifetime for consumers from 25 years to 20 years.
Following the publication of the final phase of the Comprehensive Review, which has set tariff levels for other technologies such as wind, anaerobic digestion and micro CHP, further sessions will focus on the impact of the inclusion of these technologies into the scheme. The long-term strategy required for the microgeneration industry as it seeks to play a significant role in Britain’s clean energy economy will also be a major focus for discussion, in light of the expected inclusion of solar power into the Government’s updated Renewables Roadmap later this year.
We are delighted that Thomas Buss, Head of Microgeneration, E.ON Sustainable Energy; Gaynor Hartnell, Chief Executive, REA (Renewable Energy Association) and Dave Sowden, Chief Executive, Micropower Council have both kindly agreed to deliver keynote addresses at this seminar.
Further confirmed speakers include: Adam Davidson, Director, Walker Morris; Ed Gill, Head of External Affairs, Good Energy; Dr Adam Hawkes, Lecturer in Energy Economics and Technology, Imperial College London; Nigel Hollett, Head of Environmental Technologies, SummitSkills; Shaun Jamieson, Partner, Construction, Energy and Projects, Hugh James; Ray Noble, Solar PV Specialist, Solar Trade Association; Matthew Rhodes, Managing Director, Encraft and Dr Jonathan Scurlock, Chief Adviser, Renewable Energy and Climate Change, National Farmers’ Union.
Peter Aldous MP, Member, Environmental Audit Select Committee and John Robertson MP, Member, Energy and Climate Change Select Committee have kindly agreed to chair this seminar.
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