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National Grid Net Zero Community Forum – West Midlands

Friday 10 November
12:30 – 16:30

Library of Birmingham
1 Centenary Sq
B1 2EA

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This forum is for anyone interested in supporting their local community through low carbon energy projects. Whether you’re from a community organisation, local authority, parish council, small business, or another interested party, this is a unique opportunity to network and collaborate with a group of people all working towards a greener, fairer future.

From the forum you can expect:
• Plenty of time to network and talk to people doing inspiring work in this space
• Short talks from community energy experts, with time to ask questions
• Breakout groups to discuss the topics most important to you


12:30   Lunch and networking

13:30   Welcome from the chair
Prina Sumaria, Local Energy Coordinator, Regen

13.40   How we retrofit homes, community spaces, hearts and minds
Sara Mia, Project Coordinator, Retrofit Balsall Heath

14:00   Intro
Tony McNally, Managing Director, Climate Change Solutions Ltd

14:05   Breakout sessions

Using open data with Phil Lawson and Ellie Mueller from National Grid

Installation and project development with Ed from FlexGen

Network planning with Andy Hall and Ross Cooksey from National Grid

14:50   Tea break

15:10   Overview of National Grid’s new Communities Heat Guide          
Robbie Evans, Energy Analyst, Regen

15:15   Getting your feedback on Net Zero Neighbourhoods
Ayushi Vyas, Net Zero Neighbourhood Delivery Manager, West Midlands Combined Authority

15:30   Opportunities for community energy and local authorities in the West Midlands
Beck Collins, Senior Sustainability Advisor, Sustainability West Midlands

15:45   Breakout groups on different topics chosen by participants

16:30   Close, networking and drinks


We hope you will join us, if you have any questions then please get in touch with Emma Madray at emadray@regen.co.uk

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10th November 2023
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm


Library of Birmingham
Centenary Square, Broad Street
Birmingham, B1 2EP United Kingdom

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