For 30 years BIEE has provided a focal point for informed discussion and debate of key energy issues in the UK.

Forthcoming events

2 Apr, 2020

Energy Seminar #2: What is climate finance?

Each year BIEE convenes a series of seminars on aspects of UK Energy and Climate Policy. These take place in February, April, June and November.  Each seminar focuses on a current controversial topic related to energy and climate change. The seminars feature speaker presentations as well as an opportunity for audience members to participate in extended Q&A and contribute to the discussion. Later this year, the UK will host the UN Climate Change Conference COP26 in Glasgow, the first time the UK has hosted a COP. The 2020 BIEE Energy Seminar Series will provide a lead-in to this major event by featuring seminars focused on international climate change issues. For our April seminar which will be a Webinar, we will ask; What is climate finance, and how does it connect to real investments? Our two speakers Amal-Lee Amin, Director of Climate Change, CDC Group and Kirsty Hamilton, Associate Fellow, Chatham House will address the following topics: Dr Amal-Lee Amin: What are the key resources available to support countries transition to net zero and resilient development? What is the role of policy and Read more…


Speaker(s):Amal-Lee Amin, Kirsty Hamilton

The BIEE aims to encourage the exchange of ideas and information between energy professionals from different disciplines and sectors of the industry and to promote a responsible, evidence based approach to the challenges of energy policy and tackling climate change.

We have a diverse membership that cuts across traditional industry sectors with members drawn from academia, government, industry and finance.

BIEE is impartial, globally informed, and focuses on energy economics and policy.

Our members benefit from meetings, conferences and seminars throughout the year, access to latest papers, presentations  and videos of our events, plus a unique network of valuable contacts in academia, industry, finance and the public sector.

BIEE membership is available for companies, individuals and students and can be combined with membership of the IAEE

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The BIEE 2020 conference: why you should go and why you will want to come back in 2022

Every two years the BIEE holds its research conference at the University of Oxford. This year’s conference takes place on September 22-23 2020 and the conference theme is Energy for a Net Zero Society. The 2020 research conference will focus on building the foundations and policies of the low carbon transition aimed at achieving a net zero carbon society in a way that is fair and just. It will address how we live, work and travel, and how policy, infrastructure and the private sector can respond to enable the transformation of heat, transport and industry.

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