This event, run in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce, will look at the benefits of moving to a circular economy and future energy market trends.
We will explain how support from the University can enable SMEs who are energy innovators or who want to become more energy efficient to take the next steps.
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12:30 - 13:30Room A100Law & Social Sciences Main Campus
Energy Projects Service Programme in Nottingham – impacting on energy poverty and sustainability
Fuel poverty is an important sustainability concern. Luke Jackson will outline the problem and how Nottingham City Council aims to alleviate fuel poverty and improve sustainability through its energy projects programme. The talk will be followed by an open discussion. It is organised by the Sustainability Research Network (SRN), bringing together researchers working in sustainability across the University. Feel free to bring your lunch along.
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1:30 - 4:00Innovation Park
Energy Storage Afternoon Tea with Academic Surgeries
University of Nottingham academics specialising in the Energy Storage field will give details of their latest research. This will be followed by an opportunity to quiz the speakers in a surgery session - booking required.
17:15 - 18:30Main Campus
Brexit and Energy
The extent to which Brexit will affect the UK’s energy policy will very much depend on the outcome of negotiations. In this GeoEnergy Research Centre lecture, Dr Derek Taylor (formerly energy advisor to the European Commission) will explore potential outcomes.
Creative Energy Homes tours This event will feature tours of the unique seven-house development built to allow the University to investigate the integration of energy efficient technologies into houses.
ETRI evening lecture
The Transition of Energy Systems: can the developing world leap-frog the fossil economy?
This lecture will explore how energy systems emerge, become dominant and then fade and will look at our future energy and climate change ambitions.
8:00-9:00 Innovation Park
Creating Sustainable Spaces for Innovation.
This round-table discussion will explore aspects of the Innovation Park development, including the sustainable credentials of the buildings and the innovation environment this is creating for future innovations in sustainable technologies for entrepreneurs and research institutes.
Invitation only. A feature article will be made public as a result of this event.
07:30-10:00 Innovation Park
Sustainable Construction: Energy, Air and Efficiency
Combining two leading sustainability accreditations, Passivhaus and BREEAM, the Research Acceleration Demonstration Building is at the leading edge of sustainable construction. Find out how the design and construction process will create a sustainable home for future energy research.
A site tour is included but places are limited and will be allocated on a first come basis.
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