Take All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable and low carbon energy exhibition and conference, and add a new co-located event, Dcarbonise, and you have the perfect one-stop shop for all energy managers. The countdown to the duo of events, being held 15 and 16 May, has begun, with Glasgow’s SEC once again the chosen venue.
All-Energy will focus on renewable power with a large exhibition hall packed with innovative solutions for the challenges facing every sort of renewable energy development and developer at home and overseas. As ever, the buzz, the enthusiasm and the sense of business being done will be tangible.
The All-Energy conference will concentrate on all forms of renewable energy as well as energy systems, the grid, energy storage, hydrogen, decarbonising industry, carbon capture and storage, finance and funding, community and local energy, and thanks to Innovate UK and others, major on innovation.
A glimpse at the ‘Energy Manager’ list of editorial topics compares well to the content of the multi-stream conference where industry luminaries will be speaking about all forms of bioenergy, solar power, wind power, energy from waste and more in a multi-stream free-to-attend conference. This will embrace policy, legislation and innovative solutions; and highlight both the challenges and the opportunities facing every sector it addresses. The joint All-Energy and Dcarbonise conferences attract some 450 speakers from right across all the sectors.
Equally many of the products and services highlighted as relevant to ‘Energy Manager’s‘ readership will feature on the exhibition show floor as a glimpse at the rapidly building exhibitor list – and exhibitors’ contributions on their exhibits at www.all-energy.co.uk demonstrates.
Over 7,000 – including Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister of Scotland; Claire Perry, the UK’s Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth, Scotland’s Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse and the then Scottish Transport Minister Humza Yousaf – attended in 2018. This year’s line up will be just as impressive, both politically and from industry.
All-Energy’s Event Director, Jonathan Heastie of Reed Exhibitions, the organisers of the annual event said: “The creation of Dcarbonise recognises the continuing evolution of All-Energy as it approaches its 19th edition.
“All-Energy will now fully concentrate on its renewable power heritage, one which it has upheld for almost 20 years since its launch in 2001, with Dcarbonise focussing more on the energy end-user rather than the generator and supply chain. Accommodating extra space in the SEC, the new event will incorporate the latest solutions for energy efficiency and low carbon heat, as well as a larger, dedicated area, showcasing low carbon and smart transport technologies, including an ‘Arrive and Drive’ test drive feature where visitors can take test drives in low carbon vehicles.
“The Scottish Government’s minimum energy efficiency requirements for privately rented properties come into effect on 1 April 2020. This is a major trigger for the creation of Dcarbonise. It means that domestic private sector landlords with small property portfolios; non-domestic landlords; and the public sector will most certainly be heading for our energy efficiency and low carbon heat hall.
“The event will also appeal to private sector landlords with larger property portfolios; local authorities; commercial businesses; architects and designers; energy managers; the wider supply chain as well as trade bodies.”
The Dcarbonise conference will feature policy updates on both energy efficiency and low carbon heat in the main conference programme. But there is more – two theatres will be built at the heart of the Dcarbonise exhibition on the show floor. One will be used throughout the two days for energy efficiency presentations embracing targets and ways of reaching them, retrofit, a wide range of case studies, presentations aimed at specific groups such as landlords, funding, behavioural change, an Innovate UK 90-minute session on decarbonising the built environment – and more. All are designed to enable visitors to learn throughout their time spent at the show.
The second show floor theatre will be entirely devoted to low carbon heat including naturally district heating/heat networks, heat pumps, hydrogen for heat, geothermal, hybrid solutions, and the low hanging fruit – increasing the efficiency of heating systems.
Dcarbonise also incorporates the Smart Urban Mobility Solutions five-session stream which includes low carbon transport sessions, including the installation of charging infrastructure in a wide range of locations.
Dcarbonise will also host a central ‘hub’ consisting of Energy Saving Trust, Home Energy Scotland, Zero Waste Scotland and Resource Efficient Scotland where attendees can come to meet representatives from each of the organisations in the form of an ‘advice clinic’.
Free registration to all with relevant business/professional interests is at www.all-energy.co.uk and at www.dcarbonise.com