Low Carbon Heat - Show Floor Seminar Theatre - Day 2

Low Carbon Heat - Show Floor Seminar Theatre - Day 2

16 May 2019, 10:30 - 15:30

Low Carbon Heat Show Floor Seminar Theatre

District Heating 2

10:45 | Low carbon heat network: Another UK first
John Sammon, Business Development Team Leader - Low Carbon Energy, Scottish Water Horizons

11:00 | Doing more with less: How district heating can be both low cost and low carbon
Guy Milligan, Senior Renewable Heat Engineer, Natural Power

11:15 | Heat networks: Findings from social research with residents and operators
Dr Jeremy Vincent, Head of Energy Social research, Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

11:30 | District Heating Loan Fund
Ken Brady, Programme Manager, Energy Saving Trust 

11:45 | Meeting heat decarbonisation targets: Creating a regulatory framework for heat networks
Charlotte Owen, Policy Officer, Association for Decentralised Energy

12:00 | Low carbon heat: Transition from 2G, 3G to 4G heat networks and beyond
Dr James Dickinson, Associate Director, BuroHappold 

12:15 | Low and ultra-low temp district heating (4th generation DH: When and where is it suitable for UK?)
Steven Dijkstra-Downie, Senior Engineer, Sweco

12:30 | Heat networks regulation
Duncan Michie, KPMG

12:45 | IRR and how it affects developments of city wide district heating projects
Morten Duedahl, Business Development Director, Danish Board of District Heating (DBDH)

Hydrogen for Heat

13:00 | Considering the use of hydrogen for heat 
Heidi Genoni, Hy4Heat Programme Manager, Arup

13:30 | Decarbonisation of residential heat using hydrogen
Rob Bloom, Analyst, Electrification of Heat Service and Gas Heating Service, Delta-ee 

13:45 | Domestic hydrogen appliances: Exploring the feasibility and logistical challenges
Dr Stephen Livermore, Consultant Engineer, Frazer-Nash Consultancy


14:15 | Circular Cities Masterplanning
Dr Gen Cannibal, Managing Director, Babbity Environmental Ltd

14:30 | Energy generation in urban environment: Managing air quality impacts
Stuart McGowan, Associate Director, ITPEnergised 

14:45 | Entrust smart local energy system for communities
Professor Xiongwei Liu, Managing Director, Entrust Smart Home Microgrid Ltd

15:00 | Ground Source Heat Pumps: their use and potential on the rural west coast of Scotland
Kirsten Gow, GeoAtlantic Project Co-ordinator, Islay Energy Trust


Programme subject to change


  • Guy Milligan


    Senior Renewable Heat Engineer

    Natural Power

    Guy has been working on the renewable heat team at Natural Power for 3 years, supporting the growth of the company in district heating. Prior to...

  • Jeremy Vincent


    Head of Energy Social Research

    Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

    Dr Jeremy Vincent is responsible for producing social research to inform the development of policies within the UK Government’s Clean Growth...

  • James Dickinson


    Associate Director


    James is a chartered engineer with a doctorate in sustainable energy systems. James' main expertise lies in energy and utilities strategy development...

  • Charlotte Owen


    Policy Officer

    Association for Decentralised Energy

    Charlotte is the Association for Decentralised Energy's Policy Officer for heat networks. Charlotte is leading the ADE’s engagement on the future...

  • Stuart McGowan


    Associate Director


    Stuart McGowan, CEnv, MIEnvSc MIAQM is an experienced EIA practitioner and project manager with 20 years’ experience. A technical specialist in air...

  • Robert Bloom




    Rob is an analyst at Delta-ee’s Cambridge office and has been a leading contributor to Delta-ee’s ongoing hydrogen research as part of the Gas...

  • Gen Cannibal



    Babbity Environmental Ltd

    Dr. Gen Cannibal BSc; MSc; PhD; MIEnvSc, CEnv Gen has over 30 years’ experience in managing integrated teams offering ecology, hydrology cultural...

  • Kirsten Gow


    GeoAtlantic Project Co-ordinator

    Islay Energy Trust

    Kirsten Gow co-ordinates the GeoAtlantic project on behalf of Islay Energy Trust, working with European partners to examine the use of and potential...

  • Steven Dijkstra-Downie


    Senior Engineer


    Steven is a Senior Engineer at Sweco and is based in Edinburgh. He is currently involved in several district heating projects in England and...

  • Ken Brady


    District Heating Programme Manager

    Energy Saving Trust

    Ken Brady has worked for the Energy Saving Trust since August 2001. He currently manages the district heating loan fund on behalf of Scottish...

  • John Sammon


    Business Development Team Leader

    Scottish Water Horizons

    John Sammon is a Team Leader in Scottish Water Horizons’ Business Development Team, having joined the business as a Project Manager in 2015. The team...