Low Carbon Kent events
Workshops for businesses working towards their Steps to Environmental Management Scheme (STEM) accreditation. Meet like-minded businesses, learn how to be more environmentally friendly and reduce your costs.
The events are free to members of the Low Carbon Kent business network.
Booking is essential. Email email@example.com or call 03000 41 51 11 to reserve your place.
- There are currently no workshops available to book.
Your business must have completed the blue level to attend a silver workshop and have completed the silver level to attend a gold workshop. Lunch is provided at the silver and gold level workshops so please state any dietary requirements when booking onto these events.
KMSEP Low Carbon Technology networking event
15 March 2016, The Orchards Conference Centre, East Malling
Delivered by Kent County Council on behalf of the Kent and Medway Sustainable Energy Partnership, this event provided information and presentations on useful and new low carbon technologies and provided an opportunity for networking within the low carbon sector.
The slides from the presentations are available below:
- Introduction (PDF, 442.9 KB)
- Invest to save and reduce energy for our residents - PV and energy storage, IR heating and ECO resin (PDF, 764.7 KB)
- Growth Hub Offering and access to finance for SMEs (PDF, 954.4 KB)
- What now for biomass in the UK? (PDF, 815.0 KB)
- Low Energy LED Lighting (PDF, 575.9 KB)
- Heat Pump Applications - Pros and Cons (PDF, 710.5 KB)
- How thermography assists in the management of new and existing buildings and facilities (PDF, 2.1 MB)
- Energy Monitoring Technologies (PDF, 795.0 KB)
- Plug-and-play Anaerobic Digestion (PDF, 1.9 MB)
This event, as part of the LOCASE project, has received funding through Kent County Council and the European Regional Development Fund 2014 – 2020.
Green Business Conference 2014
16 September 2014, Ashford International Hotel
Delivered jointly by Kent County Council and Ashford Borough Council, this event supported small and medium businesses in the area to make business connections and learn more about environmental issues which can and will affect how they operate.
The slides from the keynote speeches are available below:
- Circular Economy: A practical guide for businesses to get involved (PDF, 791.1 KB), by Steve Wallace, Director, Aldersgate Group
- Energy Efficiency Financing (PDF, 2.5 MB), by Tim Newton, Account Development Manager (South of England), Siemens Financial Services
- Generating Electricity and Heat from Local Biomass Supply Chains (PDF, 6.0 MB), by Ben Heathcoat Amory, Supply Manager, Estover Energy Group
Several of the discussion tables also featured resources which the experts running these sessions have shared:
- Table B: Innovating together as makers, hackers and fixers (PDF, 4.2 MB), facilitated by Martin Charter and Scott Keiller, Centre for Sustainable Design
- Table F: A vision for sustainable business parks (PDF, 1.5 MB), facilitated by Stephen Brice, Topaz Consultancy; Howard Gilby, University of Greenwich and Jodi Willis, Sustainability MTT Ltd
- Table H: Retrofitting the UK housing stock through government initiatives (PDF, 580.3 KB), facilitated by Caroline Drewett, Kent County Council
- Table I: Rising to the climate change challenge: understanding business opportunities and risks (PDF, 1.1 MB), facilitated by Sarah Anderson, Kent County Council
This event, as part of the Greenov Project and Fusion Project, has received funding through Ashford Borough Council, Kent County Council and European Regional Development Funding through INTERREG NorthWest Europe and INTERREG IVA 2 Seas.