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Utility Week Live

Enabling local area decarbonisation - in partnership with SSEN Distribution

22 May 2024
Innovation Stage

Local authorities drive to net zero relies on strong collaboration with distribution networks and stakeholders. Local governments exhibiting on our Local Government Pavilion present case studies and updates on their local areas energy planning and more.  Join this session to learn about local decarbonisation projects and strategies to switch to low carbon heat, electrify transport and much more. 

Chair introduction
Andrew Wainwright, whole systems manager, SSEN

Moving from plans to delivery in Greater Manchester
Rory Mathews, senior policy and partnerships officer (Low Carbon), Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Planning for Net Zero: London's approach to Local Area Energy Planning
Andrew McMunnigall, planning lead, infrastructure, Greater London Authority

Innovation and Local Area Energy Planning – the West Sussex approach
Daire Casey, Energy Services Manager, West Sussex County Council

To the Grid Edge and back again: Developing Local Area Energy Coordination (LAEC) in Oxfordshire
Sarah Hassenpflug, Energy Systems Lead, Oxfordshire County Council
Andrew Wainwright, whole systems manager - SSEN
Rory Mathews, senior policy and partnerships officer (Low Carbon) - Greater Manchester Combined Authority
Andrew McMunnigall, planning lead, infrastructure - Greater London Authority
Daire Casey, Energy Services Manager - West Sussex County Council
Sarah Hassenpflug, Energy Systems Lead - Oxfordshire County Council