Events

Envirolink Northwest Low Carbon Event: Help with Renewables

Date:
Organiser: Envirolink Northwest
Location: BDP, 11 Ducie Street, PO Box 85, Piccadilly Basin, Manchester, M60 3JA
Phone: 01925 856 032

Are you a North West business thinking about the potential benefits of generating your own renewable energy?

www.envirolinknorthwest.co.uk

The opportunities for generating your own energy from wind, waste or with micro-renewables in the North West are significant.

Envirolink Northwest can offer individual, tailored support to help you.

Who are we?

Envirolink Northwest is a not-for-profit organisation funded by the Northwest Regional Development Agency, the European Regional Development Fund and the region's local authorities.

We aim to reduce the barriers to the uptake of renewable energy technologies and stimulate demand in order to increase the supply of renewable energy in the North West region.

What support can we offer?

  • Renewable energy technologies
  • Finance and funding
  • Achieving planning consent
  • Connecting to the electricity network
  • Linking you to regional suppliers
  • Renewables suppliers and installers market place

Come and talk to us to find out how we can help your business.

08:30 – 09:00 Registration, tea and coffee

09:00 – 09:10 Welcome and introduction

Sarah Williams, Senior Business Development Manager,

Envirolink Northwest

09:10 – 09:30 BDP Welcome and overview of BDP activities

David Ritter, Sustainability Director, BDP

09:30 – 09:45 Envirolink Northwest's support for renewable technologies

Sarah Williams, Senior Business Development Manager,

Envirolink Northwest

09:45 – 10:00 Help with finance

Dave Turner, Manager – Market Development Specialist Team

Envirolink Northwest

10:00 – 10:15 Help with connecting to the electric grid

Geoff Owen, Senior Business Development Manager – Regional Grid

Envirolink Northwest

10:15 – 10:35 Refreshments

10:35 – 10:55 Overview of Greater Manchester energy study and low

carbon economic area

Steve Turner, Commission for the New Economy

10:55 – 11:10 Help with planning for renewables

Denise Oliver, Senior Business Development Manager – Planning

Envirolink Northwest

11:10 – 11:30 Case study

TBC

11:30 – 11:40 Recycling and waste support

Envirolink Northwest

11:40 – 12:10 Question and answer session

Panel discussion

12:10 – 12:15 Closing comments

Sarah Williams, Senior Business Development Manager,

Envirolink Northwest

12:15 – 14:30 Lunch and 1-2-1 sessions –

15 minutes, must be booked in advance

Envirolink Northwest Business Development Managers,

Planning Specialist and Grid Specialist

13:30 – 14:30 Optional tour of BDP's office building –

must be booked in advance

David Ritter, Sustainability Director, BDP (TBC)

14:30 Close

Programme

Date

Tuesday 6th July 2010

Time

08:30 – 14:30

Venue

BDP, 11 Ducie Street, PO Box 85, Piccadilly Basin, Manchester, M60 3JA

(Sat Nav purposes: M1 2JB)

www.envirolinknorthwest.co.uk T +44 (0)1925 856 032

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