Upcoming Publications & Events

We closely monitor the progress of external policy publications, research reports and events that are relevant to our industry and may be of interest to you. Here you can find a summary of those upcoming publications and events, when they are expected and where you can find out more information.

Publications


Sustainable Gas Institute - White Paper: Flexibility of gas networks

In its report, SGI will be exploring evidence on the flexibility value that gas vectors and gas networks can provide to support the future energy system. Scoping paper to be published by end-January 2020.

Expected date: Summer 2020

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Committee on Climate Change - Sixth Carbon Budget

The Sixth Carbon Budget, required under the Climate Change Act, will provide ministers with advice on the volume of greenhouse gases the UK can emit during the period 2033-2037. It will set the path to the UK’s new net-zero emissions target in 2050, as the first carbon budget to be set into law following that commitment.

Expected date: September 2020

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BEIS - Energy Policy White Paper

The government have announced that Clean Growth Strategy published in 2017 will be refreshed in light of the Government's net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 target.

Expected date: Winter 2020

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BEIS - Heat Policy Roadmap

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy is working with stakeholders to save carbon and transform the way we heat our homes and businesses.

 

Expected date: Winter 2020

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National Grid – Future Energy Scenarios 2020

This looks at the engagement we have undertaken as part of our development of FES for next year and how we are taking the insight forward. This will also provide detail of the Scenario Framework and scenarios we will be using for FES 2020.

Expected date: 2020

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Events


Heat and Decentralised Energy Conference 2020

The event is designed to challenge and inspire debate about the latest decentralised energy market, policy and technological developments across the industrial, commercial, public and domestic sectors 

24 September |  The Crystal, London

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Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum's policy conference - Innovation in the UK gas sector

Delegates will discuss priorities for policy to support innovation - with a particular focus on decarbonising gas supplies and expanding the development of new gas technologies. 

The conference will be an opportunity to discuss priorities for the new government in meeting its commitments to continue support for gas conversion to hydrogen, as well as doubling research and development spending by 2024.

30 April 2020 | Online event

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Utility week live 2020

From a focus on transition to imagining the end game. The headline theme for Utility Week Live 2020 is The Utility of the Future.

10 - 11 November 2020 |NEC Birmingham, Hall 3

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Oxford 2020 Research Conference: Energy for a Net Zero Society Conference

BIEE’s Oxford Conference is a biennial research conference that seeks to understand the drivers of change in energy, both positive and negative.

22 - 23 September 2020 |  Oxford

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International Conference on Hydrogen Energy

The conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Hydrogen Energy. It will also provide a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Hydrogen Energy

24 - 25 September 2020 |  London

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