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The heat decarbonisation challenge - how smart software and computer-controlled infrared technology can play a vital role

The heat decarbonisation challenge - how smart software and computer-controlled infrared technology can play a vital role

March 9, 2021

Decarbonising heat is a real challenge - but smart software and computer-controlled infrared technology can play a vital role in cutting emissions from buildings, says Oliver Baker, CEO of Ambion Heating.

Oliver recently spoke to future Net Zero's Jonny Bairstow to explain how the company's computer-controlled infrared (CCIR) heating system works and why he thought it could help support the journey to net zero by 2050.

The challenge is clear – we have nine years to make 100% of new vehicle sales electric

The challenge is clear – we have nine years to make 100% of new vehicle sales electric

March 8, 2021

With one-in-ten new vehicle sales in the UK in 2020 being plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) or full electric vehicles (EVs), the challenge is clear – we have nine years to get to ten-in-ten vehicle sales being electric.

That's the suggestion from Natasha Mahmoudian, Head of Public Affairs for Electric Vehicles at Centrica Business Solutions, who spoke to future Net Zero Founder Sumit Bose about how despite seeing recent progress, more needs to be done to accelerate EV adoption.

Do what you do at home, at work

Do what you do at home, at work

March 5, 2021

Steve Pick, British Gas - says smaller business owners should think of their offices and workplaces, the same as they think of their homes, when it comes to energy efficiency measures

Decarbonising heat is difficult… but a Sussex village could hold the key

Decarbonising heat is difficult… but a Sussex village could hold the key

March 4, 2021

Decarbonising heat is difficult... but a Sussex village could hold the key.

The village in question is Barcombe, which is where UK Power Networks and Community Energy South are hosting the innovative Communiheat project, alongside local community group Ovesco and Buro Happold.

Together, these organisations aim to accelerate the shift from fossil fuel-based heating to clean electrification, by considering a range of technologies such as air source heat pumps to transition the entire area away from fossil fuels in one go.

The importance of building strong EV charging infrastructure and how the Public Sector is key

The importance of building strong EV charging infrastructure and how the Public Sector is key

February 23, 2021
Adam Chilab, EV Product and Propositions Manager at British Gas Business, spoke to future Net Zero about the vital role the public sector has to build strong electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure to reach 2050 decarbonisation targets.
Leyton Orient Football Club: ‘We want to become a successful sustainable football club’

Leyton Orient Football Club: ‘We want to become a successful sustainable football club’

February 21, 2021

Leyton Orient Football Club’s Danny Macklin and Josh Stephens spoke to future Net Zero about what the club is doing to become more sustainable and what the game can do as a whole.

Flexibility and low carbon energy are intrinsically linked

Flexibility and low carbon energy are intrinsically linked

February 17, 2021

Networks must evolve to allow electricity to be used and distributed in more flexible ways.

That's the suggestion from Ben Wallace, Head of Development for Urban Reserve at AMP Clean Energy, who spoke to future Net Zero Editor Jonny Bairstow about the critical role he expects flexible energy will play in supporting intermittent renewables and enabling the delivery of net zero.

Paving the way for businesses to start their net zero journey

Paving the way for businesses to start their net zero journey

January 26, 2021
Sean Langford from SmartestEnergy and Experienced Energy Solutions’ Craig Watson told ELN how sustainably-minded businesses can get started on going green
Social pressure is building for businesses to leave future generations with a better world

Social pressure is building for businesses to leave future generations with a better world

January 21, 2021

Social pressure is building for businesses to perform in a greener way and leave future generations with a better world.

That's the suggestion from ENGIE's Energy & Sustainability Manager Richard Sulley, who spoke to future Net Zero Editor Jonny Bairstow about why it is so important for all businesses to consider their journey towards net zero and how to start working to make it a reality.

‘Governments and regulators will play a key role in enabling the transition to cleaner fuels’

‘Governments and regulators will play a key role in enabling the transition to cleaner fuels’

December 16, 2020

Speaking to future Net Zero about how the global economy can reach a stage of being fully decarbonised, he noted that the simplest pathway to emissions reductions in the long term for many organisations is switching from fossil fuels to alternative, cleaner fuels such as hydrogen.

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