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Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum
Priorities for moving forward low carbon heat in the UK – strategy, policy, regulation, and supporting delivery

Thu 25th February 2021 - Thu 25th February 2021, Online

With the UK Government having legislated a target of reaching net–zero emissions by 2050 – and heat being one of the most challenging energy–intensive sectors to be decarbonised – delegates will discuss the forthcoming Heat and Buildings Strategy, and the wider policy priorities for moving towards low carbon heat in the UK.


The discussion is bringing together stakeholders with key policy officials who are due to attend from BEIS; the CMA; the Crown Commercial Service; DIT; the Environment Agency; the Government Legal Department; the HSE; the NAO; the Department for the Economy NI; The Scottish Government; and the Welsh Government.


The agenda:

  • Policy for decarbonising the UK heat system – industry guidance, addressing built environment needs, and emerging low–carbon technologies
  • Heat and building strategy priorities for net–zero – retrofitting, standards, and the pathway to clean heat
  • Network infrastructure and overcoming delivery challenges – building skills and supply chains, business cases, integration with wider heat systems, and reducing engineering costs
  • Creating efficient market models for heat – competition, widening participation, and standardising frameworks and services
  • The way forward for regulation and protecting consumers – establishing codes and standards, transparency, and value for money

More information available



£190 plus VAT

9am – 1pm (registration from 8.30am)