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Electrification in Transportation II: an extraordinary year on!, webinar

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Add to Calendar 22-04-2021 16:30 22-04-2021 18:00 false Europe/London Electrification in Transportation II: an extraordinary year on!, webinar The UK government is working towards all road vehicles being emission-free by 2050 and is planning a ban on new petrol and diesel cars in 2035.
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  • 22 April 2021
  • 16:30 - 18:00 (UK time)
Electrification in transportation

About this event

Sustainability trends are challenging businesses and industries to consider how they can create long-term value by scrutinising the way they operate and the impact that might have on the environment and on future generations. It is also increasingly recognised that a sustainable business has competitive advantage thanks to the cost savings and enhanced corporate reputation that come with an effective sustainability strategy.

At the same time, the rise of renewable energy sources and distributed energy resources are providing large energy consumers with the opportunity to rethink the way they produce, procure and use energy. Renewable sources of energy such as solar photovoltaic (PV) panels, solutions including combined heat and power (CHP) generation and energy storage can present cost-effective ways to help businesses and industries to transition to a low carbon economy.

These technologies will accelerate the decarbonisation of the transport sector and are vital in the UK’s road to net-zero.

A year on from Philips Heathcote's first Thames Valley presentation, and an extraordinary year at that, he updates us on what progress is being made and what effects, both positive and negative the challenges we have faced over the last year have had.

Speakers

Philip Heathcote

Philip Heathcote

As Head of Markets for UK Power Networks Services, Philip is responsible for business development activities, including marketing, bidding alongside the creation of strategic alliances and partnerships.

Before he joined UK Power Networks Services, Phil was Sales Director for Siemens Rail Systems in the UK, responsible for the sale of new rolling stock, along with maintenance and upgrade packages. Prior to that he was a Bid Director in Arriva’s Rail Franchising team. During his career he has held senior roles in business development, project management, procurement and various operational roles. Philip has a BSc (Hons) and an MA in Marketing.

For more information please contact:

Rose Creasey

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