Tackling fuel poverty

Eight delegates from the West Midlands travelled to Edinburgh on Friday to see how Scotland is tackling fuel poverty through its Warmer Homes Scotland scheme administered by Warmworks. We listened to staff working with the public, learned how installation of measures by sub-contractors is effectively managed, and reflected on how a well funded policy can deliver […]

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West Midlands leading the way for Energy Capital

140 delegates from businesses across the West Midlands and beyond joined the West Midlands Combined Authority on 27 November to focus on understanding how business can, with regional and national Government, play a critical role in accelerating the clean energy transition in the UK, maximising economic, social and environmental benefits for all. The Energy Capital […]

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Local industrial strategy consultation response

WMCA published its draft local industrial strategy consultation recently, with a deadline of today for responses. Energy Capital and its board has taken the opportunity to put forward a strong case for energy infrastructure as an enabler in delivering the strategy. Introduction This is the collective response of the Energy Capital partnership to the West […]

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Conference agenda

Taking place on Tuesday 27 November 2018 at IET Austin Court, Birmingham, the theme of this timely conference is the strengthening role of the regions in the UK Energy System. More speakers are being announced daily but we wanted you to be the first to see what’s being discussed! The overall objective is to build […]

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Community Energy Birmingham launch new ethical share offer

Community Energy Birmingham (CEB) is looking to grow its existing portfolio of renewable energy generation on community buildings. We are launching a new share offer in November 2018. Two launch events are planned where potential investors can meet the team and find out more. Tues 30 Oct at 6.00 pm at Birmingham Friends of the Earth, The Warehouse, […]

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Energy Capital Conference – book your place now

The Energy Capital conference will take place on Tuesday 27 November at IET Birmingham from 9am – 5pm. Book your place via: https://bit.ly/2ErZIzA Energy Capital is the policy and delivery body for energy in the West Midlands, reporting to the Mayor. It’s a public-private partnership established by the West Midlands Combined Authority, Black Country LEP, Greater […]

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Demand Side Flexibility Workshop for Local Authorities

The Power Responsive team is hosting a workshop to local authorities on Wednesday 26th September 2018 in Birmingham.  It will focus on the Demand Side Flexibility proposition, address perceived barriers to entry, and explore the various routes to markets, with relevant case studies provided throughout. There’s a small networking area where you’ll be able to meet […]

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From analysis to delivery

Energy Capital’s role is to deliver the Regional Energy Commission Report’s recommendations. The roll out of Energy Innovation Zones within the West Midlands Combined Authority area is gathering pace. Energy Capital, accountable to West Midlands Combined Authority, held its first Board meeting on 6 June. Members represent the region’s three Local Enterprise Partnerships (public and […]

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