Green Infrastructure Week pulls together key players in our pursuit of net zero
Green Infrastructure Week highlights the British technologies that will be used to deliver the biggest gains in our global transition to net zero.
The inaugural Green Infrastructure Week is taking place between the 25/29 April 2022 and will be an annual event. Sponsored by AECOM it is supported by several key partners including the Association for Consultancy and Engineering, Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association, Carbon Capture & Storage Association, Energy Networks Association, Innovate UK, Nuclear Industry Association, UK Research & Innovation, World Biogas Association, EV Energy Taskforce and The House is a media partner.
Green Infrastructure Week will deliver insight and commentary for the whole ecosystem of people and organisations involved with green infrastructure from private and public sector buyers to developers and investors – regionally, nationally, and internationally.
Trudy Harrison MP said:
“Green infrastructure and technology are critical to us achieving our goals of tackling climate change and achieving net-zero, and Green Infrastructure Week will bring together and showcase the world-class ability we have within our research, science and engineering sector that will help drive us towards our targets.
“Whether you are in the supply chain for Britain’s nuclear energy programme, involved in rolling out EV charging infrastructure, or carbon capture and storage, or renewable energy, or any other part of the Government’s Ten Point Plan, I am encouraging everyone to get involved in Green Infrastructure Week.”
“I am proud to be an Ambassador for Green Infrastructure Week.”
Exclusive webinar programme
The week will play host to over 20 free-to-attend webinars where stakeholders can gain exclusive insight from peers, innovators, and policy experts - helping the marketplace learn about technologies and projects today, trial projects for future innovations, green finance and so much more.
Each day will start with a keynote webinar looking at one aspect of government’s Ten Point Plan.
MONDAY 25TH APRIL 09:00 – 10:00 | Organised by UKRI Innovate UK KTN
Where should hydrogen really be used?
A session delving into which sectors hydrogen can be most beneficial to, with real life examples of how it can and should be used.
TUESDAY 26TH APRIL 09:00 – 10:00 | Organised by UKRI Innovate UK KTN
Speakers will present on the delivery of large nuclear power stations, the opportunities for SMRs (Small Modular Reactors), and developments in Fusion Energy. This will be followed by a panel session discussing the various options for modern nuclear and opportunities for integrated systems.
WEDNESDAY 27TH APRIL 09:00 – 10:00 | Organised by UKRI Innovate UK KTN
How our infrastructure needs to change to work with green vehicles
Electric cars, electric vehicle take-off and landing vehicles (e-VTOLs), hydrogen powered trains are all in development. But is our infrastructure keeping up with the vehicle technology? This session explores what infrastructure changes and developments are needed across all modes of transport to help us reach net zero.
THURSDAY 28TH APRIL 09:00 – 10:00 | Organised by UKRI Innovate UK KTN
Green finance for a green future
The session will explore the role of different types of finance and investment to unlock innovation to achieve net zero.
FRIDAY 29TH APRIL 09:00 – 10:00 | Organised by Infrastructure Intelligence
Making the most of offshore wind
Offshore wind has been identified by the government as a critical source of renewable energy for the nation's growing economy. By 2030, the UK plans to quadruple its offshore wind capacity to generate more power than all homes currently use today. This session will look at what needs to happen to make these aims become reality and the potential challenges and opportunities involved.
The full events programme and the latest green infrastructure news can be found at www.greeninfrastructureweek.com
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