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Community Energy Conference 2018

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 10:00 to 17:00
Renold Building, Altrincham Street, The University of Manchester, Manchester, M1 7JR

After the success of last year, the Community Energy Conference will again take place at Renold Building, University of Manchester.


It is jointly hosted with Co-op Energy and supported by Electricity North West and Tyndall Centre.


Speakers confirmed so far include:

  • Patrick Allcorn - Head of Local Energy, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Emma Bridge - Chief Executive, Community Energy England
  • Steve Cox - Engineering and Technical Director, Electricity North West
  • Hector Cruz - Chief Financial Officer, Co-op Energy
  • Dr Carly McLachlan - Director and Founding Partner, Tyndall Centre


Workshops include:

  • Electric Vehicles - On the road to project delivery
  • Electricity Storage - Charging forwards
  • Energy Efficiency & Demand Management - How to reduce the juice
  • Policy & Lobbying - What we want and how we engage with decision makers
  • EU Funded Projects and Perspectives - What did the Europeans ever do for us?
  • Financing community energy projects - The options available in a post-subsidy world


… featuring expert insights from:

  • Jonathan Atkinson - Carbon Coop
  • Josh Brewer -Ethex
  • Matthew Clayton - Thrive Renewables
  • Kayla Ente - BHESCo
  • Olly Frankland - Regen
  • Marianne Heaslip - URBED
  • Andy Hunt - Oldham Council & COALESCCE
  • Richard Hurst - Durham County Council & REBUS
  • Paul Monaghan - Co-op Energy
  • Helen Seagrave - Electricity North West
  • Max Wakefield - 10:10


Booking is required through the Eventbrite link below.