Local Governance

As the energy system becomes more decentralised and distributed their is a growing recognition of the importance of local energy governance within system change. This workshop considers how current governance, policy and regulation support action by the most appropriate actors at the right scale, and how action between local, regional and national governments can be coordinated.

  • Presentation: IGov Roundtable on Local Governance

    January 14, 2019

    Presentation: IGov Roundtable on Local Governance

    Introduction to IGov Roundtable on Local Governance From: Catherine Mitchell Presentation to: Local governance & energy system change IGov roundtable, Energy Systems Catapult, Birmingham, 28th November 2018   This presentation can be found here: Mitchell_IGov Local Governance Workshop 27 November

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  • Presentation: Local Energy Governance

    January 14, 2019

    Presentation: Local Energy Governance

    Local Energy Governance From: Jess Britton Presentation to: Local governance & energy system change IGov roundtable, Energy Systems Catapult, Birmingham, 28th November 2018 Summary Context and introduction Increasing focus on ‘local energy’ More than just an economic opportunity Next 2 to 4 years a key period? Governing local energy systems   This presentation can be found here: Britton_Local energy governance IGov

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  • Presentation: Jonathan Mullard, BEIS

    January 14, 2019

    Presentation: Jonathan Mullard, BEIS

    BEIS Local Energy Overview: Context So why local? Existing local energy activity Challenges Introducing the Local Energy programme Supporting LEPs Energy hubs Devolution Community energy   You can download the presentation here: Mullard_BEIS Catapult Presentation

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  • Presentation: Sheryl French, Cambridge County Council

    January 14, 2019

    Presentation: Sheryl French, Cambridge County Council

    Mobilising Local Energy Investment Overview: Organisation structure Energised for growth Benefits Tri-LEP Strategy: Local Energy Investment and Delivery Strategy Planning for growth Regulation Market Skills   You can download the presentation here: French_Cambridgeshire 181127_Birmingham

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  • Presentation: Ben Godfrey, WPD

    January 14, 2019

    Presentation: Ben Godfrey, WPD

    DNO transition Overview: Embedded generation today Flexibility will drive changes Flexibility can empower localism   You can download the presentation here: Godfrey_WPD Local Energy Governance roundtable

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  • Presentation: Richard Halsey, Energy System Catapult

    January 14, 2019

    Presentation: Richard Halsey, Energy System Catapult

    Local area energy planning  Overview: Vision, Mission, Expertise Service Platforms Recommendations   You can download the presentation here: Halsey_ESC – Local Energy Governance Roundtable –

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  • Presentation: Jan Webb, Edinburgh University

    January 14, 2019

    Presentation: Jan Webb, Edinburgh University

    How might governance structures and relationships need to change?  Overview: Hamburg & Glasgow How do UK governance structures and relationships need to change?   You can download the presentation here: Webb_IGov Roundtable Nov

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  • Presentation: Dr Micheal Jenkins, Bridgend County Borough Council

    January 14, 2019

    Presentation: Dr Micheal Jenkins, Bridgend County Borough Council

    Energy System Transition in Bridgend County Borough Overview: Priorities Challenges Relationships & Governance   You can download the presentation here: Jenkins_Bridgend CBC IGov Presentation

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  • Context and Agenda for Roundtable

    November 23, 2018

    Context and Agenda for Roundtable

    The energy system in GB undergoing significant change towards a more distributed, decentralised and flexible system across electricity, heat and transport. The direction of travel is challenging for the current top down, centralised system of operation and governance and these shifts are leading to recognition that more localised energy system resources, actors and institutions are becoming increasingly important. The Government’s Clean Growth Strategy explicitly recognises that local areas ‘are best placed to drive emission reductions through their unique position of managing policy on land, buildings, water, waste and transport’ and there is increasing focus on

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