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The Spectator Energy Summit

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The UK has promised to reduce emissions. But how will this be achieved? Chaired by Andrew Neil, The Spectator's Energy Summit will bring together experts and industry leaders to discuss the reality of decarbonisation: what must we do if we are to make it happen and by when?

Speakers include:

  • Polly Billington, Director, UK100

  • Natascha Engel, Former Commissioner for Shale Gas and former Labour MP

  • Antony Froggatt, Research Director (Energy, Environment and Resources), Chatham House

  • Audrey Gallacher, Director of Policy, Energy UK

  • Liam Halligan, Economist, Journalist and Broadcaster, The Telegraph

  • Angela Hepworth, Director of Policy, EDF Energy

  • David Joffe, Team Leader, UK Committee on Climate Change

  • Tim Lord, Director for Clean Growth, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

  • Rebecca Lowe, Institute of Economic Affairs Research Fellow, IEA

  • Anoinette Sandbach, MP, BEIS Committee Member

  • Daniel Westerman, President, Distributed Energy & Renewables, National Grid

  • David Wright, Director, Electricity Transmission, National Grid

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08:30 – 09:00 Registration

09:00 – 09:05 Welcome and intro from Andrew Neil

09:05 – 09:35 Keynote

09:35 – 10:25 Panel Session - How do we cut carbon and how fast can we go?

10:25 – 10:55 Coffee break

10:55 – 11.55 Panel Session - Is renewable energy sustainable?

11:55 – 12:00 Closing remarks from Chair

This event is held in association with National Grid.

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