The Earth Champions Foundation team attended the Policy Exchange's Clean Growth presentation, about their most recent report on the UK Energy plans for the future. The event discussed business energy productivity in delivering clean growth.
The guest panel included The Rt Hon Lord Deben, Chairman, Committee on Climate Change and former Secretary of State for EnvironmentLaura Sandys, Member of the Advisory Panel on the Cost of Energy ReviewBill Rees, Head of Commercial, Distributed Energy & Power, CentricaRichard Braakenburg, Senior Vice President, Distributed Energy & Onshore Renewables, Green Investment GroupPenelope Guarnay, Group Energy Manager, Marks & Spencer and Joshua Burke, Energy and Environment Research Fellow, Policy Exchange (Chair).
The panel argued that one of the cheapest and most efficient ways to decarbonise our energy system is to improve energy efficiency. They also included recommendations for the tightening of standards & sharing of best practices.
"We can save the planet, have warm houses and save money as we build Passive housing that delivers more energy for less money" Lord Deben.