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

Forthcoming events

2 Jun, 2020

Energy Webinar 3 : The Future of Renewable Energy – Challenge & Opportunities

This webinar will feature Paddy Padmanathan, President & CEO of ACWA Power, a leading global renewable energy developer. He will be offering a first-hand perspective on how renewable energy has become a cost competitive value proposition and how it is changing the energy mix in countries around the world. He will also look at where the energy transition is headed and the role for renewables, for example in areas like green hydrogen.

Venue:Online Webinar

Speaker(s):Paddy Padmanathan, CEO, AWCA Power

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BIEE Energy Webinars

We will be running our energy seminar series as webinars for the rest of 2020. The first webinar ‘What is Climate Finance?’ took place on April 3rd and you can watch a recording of the webinar on the meeting page. Our next one ‘The Future of Renewable Energy – Challenge & Opportunities’ takes place on June 2nd and will feature Paddy Padmanathan, President & CEO of ACWA Power, a leading global renewable energy developer.


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NIC Report: Net Zero Opportunities for the Power Sector

This paper from the National Infrastructure Commission sets out updated evidence and analysis of the electricity system in the context of the 2050 net zero greenhouse gas emissions target. It concludes that the evidence continues to support the recommendations that the Commission made on the power sector in the National Infrastructure Assessment.

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