Carbon Saving Public Sector 2012

Tuesday 20 March 2012 - London

Wednesday 21 March 2012 – Manchester

Thursday 22 March - Glasgow

PROGRAMME

10:00        Registration and refreshments

10:20        Welcome and introduction

        Andy Johnston, Chief Executive, Local Energy

10:30        Introduction to the Green Deal

        Andy Johnston, Chief Executive, Local Energy

        How does the Green Deal work, how can public sector organisations prepare, and who should be involved

11:00        Feedback from the Green Deal consultation

        DECC (invited)

11:20        Green Deal delivery models

        Andy Johnston, Chief Executive, Local Energy

        Comparing the options available and identifying the most appropriate solution for your community

11:45        Sources of Green Deal finance for the public sector

        EST/Ernst & Young (invited)

12:15        Carbon planning – the bigger (local) picture

        Karen Lawrence, Head of CRC and Consultancy, Local Energy

        Bringing together national initiatives, area-wide emissions reduction and energy efficiency across your own estate and services into one coherent plan

12:45        Lunch

13:45        CRC consultation: What’s new and how does it affect you?

        Karen Lawrence, Head of CRC and Consultancy, Local Energy

        Highlighting how the draft regulations might impact on public sector participants

14:10        CRC internal vs. compliance audit – case study update

        Peter Chasmer, Consultant, Local Energy

        Learning from an early EA compliance audit on a local authority and how it compares with internal audit  

14:30        Buying and surrendering CRC allowances: What to do when

        Karen Lawrence, Head of CRC and Consultancy, Local Energy

        Highlighting how the draft regulations might impact on public sector participants

15:00        CRC Q&A and discussion

15:15        Close

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