As we entered the post FiTs paradigm CEE, Coop Energy and Leapfrog organised an event to explore the new ideas, technologies and business models which will be part of the future of community energy.
This event posed challenging questions and cutting edge concepts from some of the most experienced professionals in the energy system.
Presentations from the day can be found here.
You can find biographies of some of the speakers here.
The agenda was as follows...
12.30 Lunch and registration
13.00 Afsheen Rashid - Chair, Community Energy England
13.05 David Bird – CEO, Co-op Energy
How Co-op Energy are continuing to support community energy through their new Community Power tariff
13.20 Chaitanya Kumar - Senior Policy Advisor, Green Alliance
Policy landscape for small scale generation, new economic opportunities and the Community Energy Manifesto.
13.35 Maxine Narburgh - Regional Hub Manager - Greater South East Energy Hub
The Local Energy Hubs
13.50 Léonie Greene - Head of External Affairs, The Solar Trade Association
Opportunities for communities?
14.05 Dan Starman - Lead Consultant, Pixie Energy
The concept and business models of meter splitting
15.10 Andrew Morton - Energy Systems Manager, Local Energy Scotland
Post FiTs viability modelling (read the report here)
15.25 Barbara Hammond, CEO & Adriano Figueiredo, Operation Director - Low Carbon Hub
Project LEO: making energy in Oxfordshire that is good for people as well as the planet
15.40 Ollie Pendered - CEO, Community Energy South
Developing partnerships that help scale community energy
15.55 Claire Hanratty - CEO, Pure Leapfrog & Louisa Cilenti - Partner, Lux Nova Partners
Leapfrog Launchpad + Intentional Impact
16.05 Mike Smyth - Chair, Energy4All
What works practically now, buying private assets and share offer alternatives
16.20 Kayla Ente - CEO, BHESCo
Community Owned Heat Networks
16.55 Emma Bridge, Chief Executive, Community Energy England
17.00 Drinks and networking