IFB 2014 Charges up for Low Carbon & Renewables Week

Next week (14th – 19th July), the International Festival for Business will host a series of events centred on the theme of Low Carbon and Renewable energy.

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Low Carbon and Renewables Week takes place against a backdrop of sustainability both becoming an operational norm for many organisations while the need for affordable low-carbon energy generation remains an important goal globally.

Mark Knowles, Head of Low Carbon at Liverpool City Region LEP, said:

“The latest round of developments in renewable generation emphasises the need and feasibility of bringing costs down as critical mass scale is achieved, and represents an exciting opportunity to transform energy supply to low carbon.

“The transition to a global low carbon economy will bring with it a huge number of commercial opportunities for those organisations with the insight, adaptability and flexibility to take advantage.

“The UK and the North West are particularly well placed to maximise the opportunities of renewable energy and could become the European capital of renewable generation.”

Among the events taking place during the week are:

· Green Business Showcase, The Liner Hotel, 15th July
· Successfully Delivering Low Carbon Energy Projects, DLA Piper, India Building, 16th July
· PlaceEXPO: Low Carbon UK Summit, 4 St Paul’s Square, 17th July
· Clean and Cool, Crowne Plaza, 17th July
· Low Carbon Vehicle – Ride and Drive, William Jessop Way, 17th July
· New Business opportunities in heat, power and transport through hydrogen and fuel cells, No 12 Princes Dock, 17th July
· Find out about Low Carbon Housing Retrofit, Magenta Living, Birkenhead, 18th July
The key event is the Clean and Cool. The meet the buyer and showcase event brings together those seeking cost-effective low carbon solutions with innovators and financiers to share the latest thinking in low carbon technology. Another important event is Ride and Drive on 17 July.

It is arranged around the four critical themes of: energy storage, IT communications & smart solutions, distributed generation innovation and innovation in resource efficiency.

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