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Smart Future: Demand Response, 12 November 2014

Smart Future: Demand Response, an event in the Cleantech Investor Smart Future series, takes place on 12th November in Moorgate, at the offices of Smith & Williamson – 25, Moorgate, London EC2R 6AY. 

The growing integration of intermittent renewable energy generation into the grid, and problems arising from aging infrastructure open up niche for Demand Response (DR) programmes in almost every electricity market.

 

DR is poised to become a mainstream solution to electric grid instability. 

Navigant estimates that Demand Response load curtailment will skyrocket from a 2013 estimate of 57,764 megawatts (MW) to 140,472 MW by 2020.

 

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Sustainable City Awards 2014-15

The City of London Sustainable City Awards 2014-15 are now accepting entries from organisations. There are twelve awards available spanning the economy, society and the environment; last year's award winners included Carbon Voyage, Zoological Society of London (double winner) and Abundance Energy.

This year two new categories have been added - Sustainable Places and Health & Wellbeing. The full list is below. Entries close on 14 November 2014 and judging takes place December 2014-end February 2015 with the awards cermony on 23 March 2015 at Mansion House. Entry is free and open across the UK and, in the case of The Farsight Award, worldwide. More information can be found on the website.

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