26/05/22 - Decarbonising the Public Sector Estate in the Wider South West
The UK public sector estate produces 2% of national greenhouse gas emissions. Modern Energy Partners (MEP) was a £12.6 million innovation programme that ran from 2018 to September 2021, in collaboration between the Cabinet Office and Energy Systems Catapult, the Birmingham-based innovation centre, to explore ways of decarbonising infrastructure across 42 public sector sites: prisons, hospitals and Defence establishments. The work included application of smart-metering and energy management systems, LED lighting, alternative air conditioning systems, and photovoltaic (PV) energy generation.
On the 26 May 2022 (10am – 11:30am) South West Net Zero Hub is hosting a Teams webinar to explore what MEP discovered and achieved, its future significance for the public built estate in the region, and the work that is currently undertaken daily to manage and reduce utilities consumption locally.
This event is for public sector employees only. Please use a public sector email address to register. Once your email address has been verified, you will be sent a confirmation email.
The South West Net Zero Hub (formerly Energy Hub) has been funded by BEIS to support public sector organisations to identify and deliver building energy efficiency and decarbonisation measures with a focus on reducing direct emissions. This funding is part of a wider programme of works funded by BEIS available to the Public Sector initially to deliver Capital Projects as well as low carbon skills funding to support decarbonisation.