Master Class – Investing £600M in decarbonising Stoke

  • Events
  • 28 November 2019 - 28 November 2019
  • Stoke-on-Trent, UK

Heat Academy – Master Class



28 November 2019 – 09.30-16.00

£600M in Decarbonising Stoke

exploring the commercial opportunities while maximising the broader benefits of investing in a sustainable local energy system


Stoke-on-Trent is investing more than £600M in new sustainable energy solutions in the next 5 years. To secure capability and capacity to deliver, Stoke is also establishing a local training centre, a business hub, a procurement centre and a collaboration platform, all fully focused on sustainable city development. The overall aim is to fully capitalise on the broader benefits of the investment programmes in terms of generating trade, jobs, innovations and local prosperity.


You are invited to a master class at the Heat Academy in Stoke-on-Trent highlighting the commercial opportunities for suppliers of goods and services, as well as the broader benefits of transforming a city to the demands of the future. You will meet a range of professionals from near and far, all ready to share knowledge and hands-on experiences in how to optimising the benefits from investments in decarbonizing cities. We will present commercial opportunities, and review strategies and routes to accessing them. Suppliers will be offered an opportunity to display their products and services, and to network with key stakeholders – political leaders, project teams, and representatives from local businesses. The workshop is held at Stoke College where you will see the training facilities of the Heat Academy, learn about the broad range of training programmes on offer, and meet students who are along the way of becoming your future partners in the sustainability industry.


Agenda – Key Headlines

  • Commercial Opportunities – detailed review of investment projects and procurement plans
  • Collaboration with other cities – replication cases and innovation projects
  • The Heat Academy by Stoke College – shaping new careers and facilitating market access
  • Hotspot Stoke – an entry point to the wider UK market for sustainable energy solutions
  • Decarbonising UK cities – overall trends and highlighting projects underway in other cities


Find the invitation and a more detailed agenda here

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