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MEUC & WIND DIRECT Webinar


On-Site Generation: Making Renewables Pay

MEUC Webinar, Thursday 25th October 12.30 – 1.30pm

Synopsis

This webinar promises to offer a unique insight into on-site generation using real life examples of those that have gone through the development process. The session will appeal to multi-nationals and SMEs alike, particularly those that are interested in reducing carbon emissions whilst positively affecting their bottom line.

Hosting the webinar will be Andrew Bainbridge, MEUC Chairman. Hear from Green Alliance, FMC Technologies, Lancaster University and Wind Direct.

 

Agenda

12.30 Introduction – Andrew Bainbridge, Chairman, MEUC

12.40 Deciding on your renewables technology – Adam Bell, Low Carbon Energy Policy Advisor, Green Alliance
How should businesses approach investing in new technologies? What are the most cost effective ways of deciding and what support is out there?

12.50 Going greener – Sheena Johnston, Environmental and Sustainability Advisor, FMC TechnologiesFMC Technologies in Fife recently saw the installation of a commercial-scale wind turbine, which is now supplying 40% of the site’s electricity needs. Hear about the project’s impact on the business and how it forms a key part of FMC’s strong commitment to the environment.

1.00 Lancaster University Case Study – Mike Sheppard, Deputy Director of Facilities, Lancaster University

Lancaster University chose wind as their preferred form of renewables, and are open about problems with the planning and procurement. Would they do it the same way again?

1.10 Dewlay Cheesemakers case-study – Chris Porter, Director, Wind Direct

In 2009 Dewlay Cheesemakers became the first major UK cheese manufacturer to power its facility using a large scale renewable energy project. Hear how Dewlay are making renewables pay for them and how the response in the community went from negative to overwhelmingly positive today.

1.20 Your questions and close

 

How to register

Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/768737982

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

 

System Requirements

PC-based attendees. Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server

Macintosh®-based attendees. Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
 

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