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Energy Solutions 2011 draws upon chief energy sector leaders to shape its authoritative educational programme

The Carbon Trust, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), the Environment Agency, Carbon Clear and the Major Energy Users Council (MEUC) join forces to create the most instructive and authoritative educational programme for the energy sector at Energy Solutions 2011.
Demonstrating its unrivalled support from industry leading organisations, Energy Solutions, the UK’s leading exhibition dedicated to energy management, procurement and onsite renewables, has announced the first of its premier educational programmes.  Representative of the fundamental need to keep abreast of significant industry advancements and cost saving initiatives, the highly informative seminar programme will take place during Energy Solutions, organised by UBM Live, in the Energy Academy from 11-12 October 2011.

With visitors set to benefit from the free dedicated seminar sessions providing expert opinion and guidance on significant industry concerns, day one includes the Keynote session ‘The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme - Supporting The Transition To A Secure, Safe, Low-Carbon and Affordable Energy System In The UK’, delivered by Paul Wilson, Head - CRC Energy Efficiency Team, DECC.  Paul will be discussing streamlining the CRC EES - summary of policy changes, amendments and developments; the importance of simplifying the scheme and providing suitable incentives for improvements in energy efficiency and the significance of energy efficiency and how the scheme provides a framework for energy and carbon management.

Martin Fry CEng FEI, Council Member, Energy Institute will present a seminar session on Energy Decisions and The Boardroom addressing why energy should be a boardroom concern, in addition to energy security, climate change and economic factors; the importance of assessing energy supply and business continuity risks; and Energy management solutions and the role of renewable technologies.

Day two continues with Mark Chadwick, CEO, Carbon Clear discussing Carbon Management In Practice - Key steps to reducing emissions from products, processes and systems, the importance of identifying carbon reduction strategies that are cost-effective and workable and assessment of tools for carbon reduction – best practice case studies

The Energy Academy will also play host to THE BIG DISCUSSION: Decarbonisation Time For Action - How Essential, How Easy, What Timescales? The panel, consisting of all speakers will discuss a range of issues including: Does the EU need to adopt more ambitious targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions? Will the UK meet its 2050 decarbonisation objectives? Is the urgent deployment of energy efficiency measures and the decarbonisation of power essential to achieving the UK's energy goals? Will these measures impact on energy retail markets - and what does this mean for energy consumers? And How do UK businesses ensure they get energy at a viable cost? What steps should be taken to encourage investment in new technologies?

Visitors to Energy Solutions will benefit from serious educational content, secure a solid understanding of the latest energy legislation, industry best practice and learn from an amazing line up of industry experts.  In addition to discovering the most effective and cost efficient sustainable products, systems and creative energy saving ideas, the networking opportunities are second to none, allowing new relationships to forge and confidences to be boosted.

Energy Solutions also sees the return of The Renewables Theatre, focusing on micro generation and sustainable power, and The Green-Tech Theatre addressing key factors and teachings of successful energy saving campaigns through case study lead presentations.

For the full educational programme please visit the Energy solutions website www.energysolutionsexpo.co.uk and register for your free pass.  Follow Energy Solutions on Twitter @energysol_expo and join our LinkedIn group for the latest information.

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