Decarbonisation of heat: delivering the biggest carbon win
How are investors and companies working to overcome these barriers and accelerate decarbonisation of heat? This session will explore:
Trends in key technology costs and what’s driving them
How to gain efficiencies of scale in technology rollouts – including the role of heat networks
The role of local area energy plans in decarbonisation of heat
Workforce and labour market readiness
What data gaps need to be filled to create greater confidence on heat decarbonisation?
Chair: Utility Week Editorial Team
Net zero heat policies from across Europe – what can be applied to the UK?
Dr Salvador Acha, Senior research fellow in integrated energy systems for the built environment and net zero strategies, Imperial College
Heat Pump Ready Innovation Programme: deploying at scale – reaching 600,000 heat pumps installations a year
Alex Hobley, Programme manager, Department for Energy Security and Net Zero
Tackling the harder wins with heat pumps
Dan Hopcroft, Zero carbon heat director, EDF