TE3 Debate: How does decarbonisation of the grid impact heat network options?

12:00 - 12:45

This session debates the merits of different technologies, within the context of both the bigger energy supply picture and how best to achieve carbon savings in practice.

  • How are carbon targets changing?
  • What’s the future of district heating?
  • What are the issues/ limitations in CHP?
  • Choosing the right heat network for sustainable buildings
  • Current thinking around when and how to specify heat pumps
  • How to ensure carbon savings?
  • Policy, planning and low carbon heat networks: towards low carbon heat: the London Mayor’s hierarchy




  • Neil Kermode Managing Director - European Marine Tidal Energy Centre 


  • Clara Bagenal George Environmental Design Engineer - Elementa Consulting
  • Professor David Elmes Professor of Practice - Economic Modelling & Forecasting, Global Energy Research Network, Warwick Business School
  • Aaron Gillich Senior Lecturer in Energy and Building Systems Engineering - London South Bank University


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