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The Big Debate 2016: This house believes that the UK energy industry is not fit for purpose to secure a low carbon energy supply, London

Event organised by ICE

Date
19 September 2016
Time
19:30 - 21:00 BST (GMT+1)
Location
Institution of Civil Engineers
One Great George Street
Westminster
London
, SW1P 3AA
United Kingdom

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Overview

The UK is committed by statute to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80% from 1990 levels by 2050. This will require an ongoing annual reduction of domestic emissions by at least 3%. Whilst the country has met its targets to date, future progress is in doubt from 2023 onwards. With concerns about changes to the policy and regulatory environment, a skills shortage within the industry and challenges to long-term investment, is the UK energy industry really fit to face the future?

Speakers

Chaired by Filippo Gaddo, Head of Energy Economics at Arup.

Confirmed panellists:
Keith Clarke CBE – ICE Vice President
Angela Hepworth – Corporate Policy and Regulation Director, EDF
Joan MacNaughton CB – Senior Energy & Climate Policy Advisor, Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis
Keith Waller – Senior Advisor, Infrastructure and Projects Authority, HM Treasury
Cheryl Hiles – Strategic Director, Regen SW

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Nalini Solanki