Following Birmingham City Council’s commitment to achieve Net Zero Carbon by 2030, this seminar will bring together sustainability leads, climate action campaigners, green entrepreneurs, academics, councillors, faith groups and interested Birmingham residents to map out the future of renewable power in Birmingham.
1:30 Meet and assemble at St Cyprian’s Church. This is also an opportunity to see this interesting Victorian church originally built by the Horsfall family.
2:00 – 4:00 Speakers & Discussion
- David Horsfall, Director, Tyseley Energy Park Ltd on how Tyseley Energy Park is leading the way in developing renewable power in Birmingham with initiatives including biomass electricity generation, hydrogen vehicle refuelling and electric taxi fast re-charging.
- Dr Emily Prestwood, Birmingham Energy Institute at the University of Birmingham, on its involvement and future plans for the energy park.
- Professor Javed Hussain, BCU and Dr Chris Martin, Footsteps – financing green innovation.
- Small scale innovator – integrated heat pump, heat store and electric car charging
- Knowledge sharing – utilising nine years’ experience of opening as an ‘eco home’
We will finish by taking a mini-walk around the energy park, past heritage cottages and electric taxi charging to St Cyprians community hall for discussion groups, networking and tea.
4.00 – 4.30 Tea and networking: Discussion groups, opportunities to meet the speakers, developments at St Cyprians and more.
This event is free, but please register to help us plan for numbers: