Category Archives: Public Energy Focus

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Energy Focus Volume 36, Number 2, July 2019 (PDF)

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Contents

Foreword
Ian Liddell–Grainger MP, Chairman of PGES

April Speaker Meeting Report
Towards Fossil Free Energy in 2050
Stijn Carton, European Climate Foundation
Foaad Tahir, Element Energy

June Speaker Meeting Report
Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Shipping,
Dr Edmund Hughes, International Maritime Organisation

PGES Summer Reception
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PGES Summer Reception
Speech by Professor Dr Christoph Frei, Secretary & CEO, World Energy Council

Extract from CCC Report on 1.5o

Sponsored Article: 
Investing in Britain
Nuclear Liabilities Fund

Parliamentary Record
Departmental Statements
Treasury Spring Statement
BEIS Statement, Consultations and Ministers
Select Committee Statements, Reports and Inquiries
Oral Questions

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Energy Focus Volume 36, Number 1, March 2019 (PDF)

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Contents

Foreword
Ian Liddell–Grainger MP, Chairman of PGES

January Speaker Meeting Report
How to secure the UK energy supply and save the planet:
Professor Jon Gluyas, Durham Energy Institute

February Speaker Meeting Report
Disruptive Innovation – Energy Research Accelerator
Professor Martin Freer, University of Birmingham
Professor Seamus Garvey, University of Nottingham
Professor Richard McMahon, University of Warwick

Energy in the next Decade
Dr Alan Whitehead MP, Labour
The Future for Energy
Alan Brown MP, SNP
The Energy Outlook
The Rt Hon Sir Edward Davey MP, LibDem
Energy – what happens next?
Ian Liddell-Grainger MP, Conservative

Parliamentary Record
Select Committee Statements, Reports and Inquiries
Oral Questions
Legislation

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Energy Focus Volume 35, Number 1, March 2018 (PDF)

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Contents

Foreword
Ian Liddell–Grainger MP, Chairman of PGES

January Speaker meeting report
The Age of Clean
Steve Shaw – Director, Power for People

February Speaker Meeting Report
Peer-to-Peer Energy
David Shipworth – Professor of Energy with Built Environment at the UCL Energy Institute

Parliamentary Office of Science & Technology 
POSTbrief No 27 January 2018 – Topics of Interest: Energy
POSTnote 565, Decarbonising the Gas Grid
Published 15th November 2017 – By Malcolm Graham & Jack Miller
POSTnote 569, Overseas Electricity Interconnection
Published 9th February 2018 – By Jack Miller

Parliamentary Record
Select Committee Statements, Reports and Inquiries
BEIS Select Committee: Domestic Gas & Electricty Tariff Cap
Lords EU Energy & Environment Sub Committee: Brexit: Energy Security
Oral Questions
Legislation

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Energy Focus Volume 34, Number 3, December 2017 (PDF)

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Contents

Foreword
Ian Liddell–Grainger MP, Chairman of PGES

September Speaker Meeting report
Making The Demand Side More Investable
Steven Fawkes Managing Partner, EnergyPro Ltd
Efficiency – A Distributed Energy Resource
Matt Golden, CEO Open Energy Efficiency

House of Lords Annual Dinner

December Speaker Meeting report
Energy Policy Workshop

Cost of Energy Review
Professor Dieter Helm CBE

Clean Growth Strategy White Paper
Key Policies And Proposals

Parliamentary Record
Select Committee Statements, Reports and Inquiries
Oral Questions
Legislation

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Energy Focus Volume 34, Number 1, April 2017 (PDF)

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Contents

Foreword
Ian Liddell–Grainger MP, Chairman of PGES

January Speaker Meeting
Energy Policy Priorities
Ian Graves, Executive Council, PGES

March Speaker Meeting
Low Carbon Heat – The Leeds H21 Project 6
Dan Sadler, Special Adviser, Northern Gas Networks

Taking On The Energy And Climate Change Brief
Iain Wright, Chair of the Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy Committee
and Labour MP for Hartlepool

Trumponomics – The ‘Art Of The Deal’ and Energy Geopolitics 10
Dr Duncan Connors, Durham Energy Institute

Ian Liddell-Grainger MP Receives Fellowship of the Industry and Parliament Trust

Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology Postnote No 550 Feb 2017
Paul Brack and Aaron Goater of POST

Building Our Industrial Strategy
Government Green Paper and Consultation

Energy Report from the Budget
Made by the Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP Chancellor of the Exchequer

Parliamentary Record
Select Committee Statements, Reports and Inquiries
Oral Questions
Legislation

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Energy Focus Volume 33, Number 3, December 2016 (PDF)

Articles include:

  • EU Energy Policy – Gerassimos Thomas, DG Energy
  • The Energy Barometer – Energy Institute
  • Energy Policy, an international perspective – Dr Lawrence Jones, Edison Electric Institute

Departmental Statements
Written and oral statements

Parliamentary Record
Statements, Select Committees, oral questions, debates and legislation

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Energy Focus Volume 33, Number 2, August 2016 (PDF)

Articles include:

  • SNP Energy Policy – Callum McCaig MP
  • The abolition of DECC – a statement from Angus McNeil MP, Chairman of Select Committee for Energy and Climate Change
  • The new department – Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Obituary – David Jefferies, CBE, CCMI, FREng, FIEE

Departmental Statements
Written and oral statements

Parliamentary Record
Statements, Select Committees, oral questions, debates and legislation

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Energy Focus Volume 32, Number 2, December 2015 (PDF)

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Contents

Foreword
Ian Liddell–Grainger MP, Chairman of PGES

November Speaker Meeting report
Wind Energy Works
Matthew Knight BEng, CEng, MIET, Director of Energy Strategy and Government Affairs, Siemens plc

December Speaker Meeting report
The Role and value of flexibility
Professor Goran Strbac, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College London

An Interview with Angus Brendan MacNeil, Chair of the Select Committee for Energy & Climate Change

Sponsored Article by IChemE

Solving the climate challenge – Thoughts on COP21
Stefaan Simons, IChemE Energy Centre Chair and Professor of Energy Systems at Brunel University London

Topical articles
Cornwall Energy Analysis of RESET
Extracts from the Queen’s Speech
Extract from the Autumn Statement by the Rt Hon George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer
Extracts from the Energy Reset Statement by the Rt Hon Amber Rudd MP, Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change

Departmental Statements
Written and oral statements

Parliamentary Record
Statements, Select Committees, oral questions, debates and legislation

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Energy Focus Volume 32, Number 1, March 2015 (PDF)

Contents

General election 2015 – an evidence-based approach?
Jamie Stewart, Editor of European Daily Electricity Markets, ICIS

CfDs make it even clearer: onshore wind is the way forward
Esbjorn Wilmar, Managing Director, Infinergy Ltd

Annual House of Lords Dinner

Energy Security (November speaker meeting)
Angela Knight, Chief Executive, Energy UK
Dr. David Robinson, Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

Energy Policy in 2015: Forty years in the pipeline (February speaker meeting)
The Rt Hon. the Lord Howell of Guildford, Secretary of State for Energy, 1979-1981
The Rt Hon. the Lord Wakeham DL, Secretary of State for Energy, 1989-92

Energy policy after the General Election: Priorities for the next Government (March speaker meeting)
Amber Rudd MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change
Antonia Dickman, Associate Director, Ipsos MORI

Chemical Engineers: Providing solutions to energy and climate change
Andrew Jamieson, President-Elect, IChemE

Departmental Statements
Written and oral statements

Parliamentary Record
Statements, Select Committees, oral questions, debates and legislation