As techUK looks to set a net zero plan for the tech sector, the need to switch to renewable energy is going to be essential for members of all descriptions. However renewable energy procurement is extremely complex with REGOs, PPAs, on-site generation and needing to ensure renewables are in fact renewables all acting as complications for firms looking to ‘do the right thing’. Pricing is also difficult as is being able to understand the relationship between generators, brokers and landlords.

In this webinar we will hear from Innovative Energy and Ren on what is the best way to approach renewable energy procurement, pitfalls to avoid and how to ensure the supply is truly renewable and meets your needs. We will also hear from a member who will share their experience and strategy.

Agenda: 

  • 2:00-2:05 - Welcome and Introductions
  • 2:05-2:30 - An introduction to renewable energy procurement: Eleanor Akers, Innovative Energy
  • 2:30-2:55 - How Nike purchased and managed renewables across the value chain Eric Jen, Ren Energy:
  • 2:55-3:330 - Member discussion and Q&A with presenters.

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By 2030, digital technology can cut global emissions by 15%. Cloud computing, 5G, AI and IoT have the potential to support dramatic reductions in carbon emissions in sectors such as transport, agriculture, and manufacturing. techUK is working to foster the right policy framework and leadership so we can all play our part. For more information on how techUK can support you, please visit our Climate Action Hub and click ‘contact us’.

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Weronika Dorociak

Weronika Dorociak

Programme Manager, Sustainability , techUK

Craig Melson

Craig Melson

Associate Director for Climate, Environment and Sustainability, techUK

Mia Haffety

Mia Haffety

Programme Manager - Telecoms and Net Zero, techUK

Lucas Banach

Lucas Banach

Programme Assistant, Data Centres, Climate, Environment and Sustainability, Market Access, techUK

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