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Technologies for meeting Clean Growth emissions reduction targets examined

28 March 2019

The Science and Technology Committee holds the third evidence session of its Technologies for meeting Clean Growth emissions reduction targets inquiry.

Witnesses

Tuesday 2 April 2019, Wilson Room, Portcullis House

At 9.30 am

  • Professor Keith Bell, University of Strathclyde
  • Dr Robert Gross, Imperial College London
  • Dr Nina Skorupska, Chief Executive, Renewable Energy Association
  • Tom Greatrex, Chief Executive, Nuclear Industry Association

At 10.3 m

  • Professor Nick Eyre, Director, Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions
  • Professor Tim Green, Co-Director, Imperial College Energy Futures Lab
  • Randolph Brazier, Head of Innovation & Development, Energy Networks Association
  • Duncan Burt, Director of Operations, National Grid System Operator

First panel

The first panel of this session will focus on the development and deployment of low-carbon power generation technologies, encompassing established technologies like onshore wind power and newer technologies like small modular nuclear reactors.

Second panel

The second panel will examine some of the current changes under way in the UK's energy system, such as digitisation, decentralisation and integration of different sectors including transport and heating. It will focus on how these trends can contribute to the overall goal of decarbonisation and economic growth.

Further information

Image: Albert Bridge/geograph.org.uk