• The Vincent Rooms

Energy and Rural Business Show will host over 100 expert speakers over 3 - 4 March 2020

Energy and Rural Business Show will host over 100 expert speakers over 3-4 March 2020, taking part in debates, keynote sessions and much more. The speakers will be coming from various influential organisations and businesses to provide expert information and advice across the agricultural sector.

Some of the confirmed speakers and topics include:

  • Dr Jonathan Scurlock, chief renewables and climate change advisor, National Farmers Union (NFU)

  • Andrew Shirley, chief surveyor, Country Landowners Association (CLA)

  • Nina Skorupska, CEO, Renewable Energy Association (REA), speaking on ‘The UK’s low carbon energy sector post-Brexit'

  • Charles Hardcastle, head of infrastructure and energy, Carter Jonas, presenting on ‘How to value your renewable energy scheme and what do buyers look for?’

  • Lucy Hopwood, director and lead consultant, NNFCC, speaking on maximising waste and agri output streams on ‘Where's the value? A rundown of some of the outputs to consider’

  • Andrew Richards, Agronomist, Agrii, will give an expert perspective ‘Examining the effect of digestate on soil’

  • Simon Hopkins, MD, HIT Energy Services, will present on ‘Optimising existing solar assets’

  • Nic Crowe, head of RHI reform, BEIS, will give ‘An update on biomethane policy and RHI budget’

  • Tina Hawke, Design Manager, Cadent Guidance will deliver a talk on ‘Injecting gas into the grid’

  • Tim Elsome, FM Bioenergy, will speak in the AD and Biogas session on ‘Optimising yields and process’

  • Dr Becky Wheeler, 4R Group, will deliver expert advice on ‘Digestate Management’

  • John Findlay, Director, Carbon Zero Consulting Ltd, will present on ‘Decarbonisation of Heat and the role of ground source heat pumps’

  • James Wayman, Project Engineer, NFU Energy, will deliver a presentation on ‘Effective on farm energy efficiency measures’

  • Stephen Briggs, head of soil and water at ‘Innovation for agriculture’ will present on the pressing issue of ‘Soil carbon management’

  • Mark Broadmeadow, principal adviser climate change, Forestry Commission, will present on ‘Woodland creation, the associated opportunities and environmental benefits’

  • Kevin Lindegaard Director, Crops for Energy, will speak on ‘Energy crops and non-wood biomass - markets, self-supply options and benefits’

  • Matt Keniston, head of commercial biofuels, Biobean, will deliver an enlightening talk entitled ‘No such thing as wasted coffee – the lessons learnt from converting waste into a useable fuel’

  • Ian Cook from ICCL (Hydro) will speak in the low emission vehicles session on ‘Hydropower, electric vehicles and storage, how can they work together?’



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