SMi's 8th annual conference - Energy from Waste

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Join industry professionals and council leaders from across the UK's energy from waste sector

SMi's 8th annual conference on Energy from Waste will bring together industry professionals and local councils working in waste, bioenergy, environmental services and infrastructure finance. It will strengthen knowledge in key topics such as, merchant funding, recycling and European trade, while looking at the practicalities of biomass gasification and keeping attendees at the forefront of technological breakthroughs to adapt to the growing need for greener energy.

Understanding European Union initiatives surrounding the circular economy and British policy around energy production and waste management will be a major focus, as will hearing from a selection of local councils currently implementing energy to waste projects. This will include case studies from the Greater London Authority, Southwark Council, North London Waste Authority, Sutton council, the Welsh Government and North Yorkshire County Council.

An exclusive update on the energy from waste industry from the Environmental Services Association (ESA) executive director, Jacob Hayler, will be just one of the event highlights for 2015.

Featured speakers include:

  • John Twitchen, chief executive, Copper Consulting
  • Andrew Hartley, director, Waste and Bioenergy, Green Investment Bank
  • Christopher Maltin, chairman, Organic Power
  • Jacob Hayler, executive director, Environmental Services Association
  • Guillaume Perron-Piché, policy officer, European Suppliers of Waste to Energy Technology
  • Dr Yassir Makkawi, senior lecturer, European Bioenergy Research Institute, Aston University
  • Dr Artem Rodin, Council, advocate, Infrastructure, Project Finance and Construction Practice, CMS Russia
  • Peter North, senior manager, Program Delivery (Sustainable Energy), Greater London Authority
  • Johnny Stuen, technical director, Waste-to-Energy Agency, City of Oslo
  • Peter Maclaren, director, Levenseat Ltd

Key reasons to attend:

  • Receive regulatory guidance and understand the impact of the circular economy on energy from waste
  • Understand how merchant projects can be funded and what projects are bankable
  • Discuss how heat distribution networks can become a reality
  • Get ahead of the game and learn about the latest cutting edge technological breakthroughs

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