Low carbon heat: Policy and setting the scene

Low carbon heat: Policy and setting the scene

16 May 2019, 11:00 - 12:30

Hall 1

Chair: Dr Keith MacLean OBE, Managing Director, Providence Policy

The future of low carbon heat for off gas buildings: a call for evidence
Gareth Fenney, Head of Heat and Energy Efficiency, Scottish Government

Opportunities for circularity in heat
Marissa Lippitatt, Head of Resource Efficiency, Zero Waste Scotland 

Establishing a price for heat
Dr Tanja Groth, Technical Manager, Energy Economics, Sweco UK 

Support to develop low carbon projects 
Allan Crooks, Zero Waste Scotland

UK district heating policy challenges and solutions
Professor Janette Webb, Professor of Sociology of Organisations & Co-Director UK Energy Research Centre

Using the Clyde: The Queen’s Quay Project
Nick Gosling, Group Sales & Strategy Director, Vital Energi 

Q&A and panel discussion


Programme subject to change


  • Tanja Groth


    Technical Manager, Energy Economics

    Sweco UK

    As lead Energy Economist for Sweco UK, Tanja leads on the provision of socio-economic, financial and economic impact support across Sweco’s project...

  • Marissa Lippiatt


    Head of Resource Efficiency

    Zero Waste Scotland

    Marissa oversees the Resource Efficient Scotland programme, having been Zero Waste Scotland’s Head of Business Resource Efficiency.  She has...

  • Keith MacLean


    Managing Director

    Providence Policy

    Keith has worked across the energy industry, including 20 years at energy utility SSE where he was Policy and Research Director, and as advisor to UK...

  • Allan Crooks


    Programme Manager Energy and Low Carbon Heat

    Zero Waste Scotland

    As part of the Resource Efficient Scotland programme, delivered by Zero Waste Scotland, Allan manages advice and technical support for low carbon...

  • Janette Webb


    Professor of Sociology of Organisations & Co-Director UK Energy Research Centre

    University of Edinburgh

    Professor Janette Webb, University of Edinburgh, is Co-Director of UK Energy Research Centre and member of the Infrastructure Commission for...

  • Nick Gosling


    Group Sales & Strategy Director

    Vital Energi

    Nick has 30 years’ experience in the energy generation and energy management industries and is a specialist in technical and commercial development...