New projects in Nottingham and Cambridge harness the power of green energy to tackle climate change





Key worker homes at Eddington, North West Cambridge (Mecanoo Architects for Cambridge University - Greg Holmes Photography)



We are delighted that at our next discussion on sustainability this month, part of our series leading up to COP 26, we will include the following speakers: Infrastructure & Projects Authority Development Director Karl Fitzgerald, Amber Infrastructure's Development Director, Peter Radford, Head of Planning at Lewisham Council, Emma Talbot and Cllr Adam Harrison, Cabinet Member for Environment and Sustainability at Camden Council.


The discussion will look at how local authorities can tackle climate change within their budgets and serve their communities in a balanced way, how large institutions such as hospitals and universities can swap to greener forms of energy and whether the government's green homes grant will continue to benefit home owners.


At our previous forum Mike Cooke, Managing Director, Vital Energi, spoke with Patrick Allcorn Head of Local Energy at the BEIS about the need to reduce costs of energy to the consumer and how hospitals and universities can help in the transition to green energy systems: