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Discounted entry for Chamber members to debate and networking evening 23rd October

Posted: 1st October 2014

ecoconnect-logo-480x132ecoConnect CIC is asking businesses and individuals to debate and contribute to the discussions around how Scotland is going to decarbonise its heat – a key challenge in meeting the Government’s climate targets & a key challenge for companies trying to achieve cost savings.

Combined heat and power (CHP) technology is a recognised tool for energy efficiency across a multiplicity of commercial and industrial end-users: by integrating & combining the production of usable heat & electricity, reductions in carbon emissions of up to 30% can be achieved compared to the separate means of conventional generation & potential cost savings of 15%-40% over electricity sourced from the grid & heat generated by on-site boilers.

It has real potential to improve business bottom-line butthere are real barriers to take up, not least that CHP plants are capital intensive.

Join ecoConnect to debate the issues surrounding this topic with an expert panel:

Gregor Paterson-Jones, Managing Director – Energy Efficiency, Green Investment Bank; Dr David Kane, ​Systems Development Manager, IE-CHP; Jonathan Graham, Policy Manager, Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA); Kate Turner, Legal Director, Pinsent Masons; Dave Pearson, Director, Star Renewable Energy.

The event will begin with a panel and audience discussion and finish with a networking reception and takes place at the Edinburgh offices of Pinsent Masons, Princes Exchange

1 Earl Grey Street, Edinburgh EH3 9AQ  from 5-8pm.

Please use discount code ecco5324 to get a 20% discount against the event price at http://www.cvent.com/d/44qrr2 or at http://www.ecoconnect.org.uk/ecoconnect-events/or contact lakvinder.dhillon@ecoconnect.org.uk for more information.

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