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Roundtable: Next Steps in Heat Policy

Roundtable: Next Steps in Heat Policy

22nd January 2020
10:00-12:00

This session will focus on short/medium term policy development related to low carbon heat. It will consider the most pressing and immediate areas for policy development in heat during the period up to 2025.

Chair: 

Keitch MacLean, Providence Policy (Chair)

Speakers:

Ian McCluskey, IGEM
Arianna Griffa, Energy Systems Catapult
Richard Lowes, University of Exeter

The session will seek to address the following:

  • What are the key lessons which have been learnt from past experience of policies designed to deploy low carbon heating?
  • What schemes (if any) should replace the Renewable Heat Incentive?
  • How should heat networks be supported through policy during the 2020s?
  • What policy development is required to support the transition to low carbon heat for off-gas grid properties?
  • What further policy development is required to ensure new build properties do not add to the low carbon heat challenge?
  • What are the immediate priorities for low carbon heating policy between 2020-25?