Category Archives: Public Energy Focus

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Energy Focus Volume 37, Number 1, May 2020 (PDF)

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Contents

Foreword
Ian Liddell–Grainger MP, Chairman of PGES

Obituary
Robert Lane CBE

January Speaker Meeting Report
Energy Data Taskforce – Laura Sandys CBE

February Speaker Meeting Report
Net Zero and Infrastructure – Sir John Armitt CBE FREng FRICE,
Chairman National Infrastructure Commissioners

House of Lords Dinner 2019,
Guests of Honour – Lord Callanan & Lord Deben
Hosted by Lord Redesdale, Sponsored by WSP

The Shadow Cabinet

Parliamentary Record
Select Committee Reports and Inquiries
Oral Questions
Legislation

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PGES joins the virtual era.
See this PGES Energy Bulletin for our May Speaker Meeting held on Zoom.

“Unlocking Flexibility for Net Zero”
Speakers:
Dr Paul Troughton – Enel X
Alastair Martin – Flexitricity
Mark Bygraves – Elexon

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Energy Bulletin, March 30 (PDF)

New Power Report looked at lockdown’s impact on energy demand.

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Energy Focus Volume 36, Number 3, December 2019 (PDF)

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Contents

Foreword
Ian Liddell–Grainger MP, Chairman of PGES

Interview
with Lawrence Slade, Outgoing CEO of Energy UK

New Executive Council Member
Janet Wood, New Power

European Commission
New Commissioners, roles and responsibilities

BEIS Ministers after the December 2019 General Election

Parliamentary Record
Select Committee Reports and Inquiries
Oral Questions
Legislation

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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
Sponsored by Alfa Energy, picture report
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