Energy Business Group Manifesto

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Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership
Energy Business Group
Energy Group Purpose
Providing the CWLEP Board and its partner organisations advice and access to specialist expertise, best
practice and investment opportunities in sustainable energy generation and supply, low carbon infrastructure
and the development and integration of innovative low carbon technologies. Specific support is provided by
the Energy Group to assist the CWLEP in:
 Attracting inward investment to create jobs and growth
 Delivering apprenticeships and skills
 Reducing business operating costs through energy efficiency & sustainable
practices
 Enabling the local supply chain to deliver green growth
 Supporting green innovation and new business development
 Influencing regulatory change to support the CWLEP Energy Group priorities
 Regional collaboration with LEPs to maximise investment opportunities
Key Sectors
 Energy generation including renewables and district heating
 Smart grid and energy infrastructure
 Energy reduction and efficiency in commercial and residential buildings
 Low energy commercial and residential new build properties
Successes 2012 -13
3,500 + homes refurbished in Coventry, Nuneaton and Rugby
£14 million inward investment (E.ON, British Gas, Npower)
£1 million DECC funding secured by Local Authorities
420 construction jobs delivered
Local supply chain developed and supported by RETA
GVA uplift circa £1 million (each home approx. £300 better off)
Heatline district heating programme
£5.3 million public/private sector investment
Delivering low carbon heat to Coventry City Centre
Electric Vehicles
On street and rapid EV charging points delivered by E.ON
Electric bus service in Coventry operated by Travel De Courcey
Successful innovative EV4GP project demonstrating commercial
case for Electric Vehicles with local GPs
Skills, Apprenticeships, Learning and Research
Low Impact Building Centre and £5.2m Sustainable Building
Futures business support project established at Coventry University
150 training places and 15 apprenticeships delivered by E.ON
Coventry top of English cities league table for reducing carbon footprint for third year
running – down by one quarter since 2005
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Specialist support for energy sector business growth
HEAT
Solar Thermal
Biomass Heat
TRANSPORT
ELECTRIC
Micro CHP
Solar PV
Wind Turbines
Energy Infrastructure
Consultancy
Biogas Station
Heat Pumps
Biogas
Loft Insulation
Cavity Wall
Community
District Heating
Mini Wind
heat and power
Fuel Cells
Insulation
Triple Glazing
Micro Hydro
LED Lighting
Energy Efficient
White Goods
Research &
Development
Electric Vehicle
Charging
Product Test
& Evaluation
Metering
Professional
Services
Smart Controls
External Wall Insulation
Priority investment areas 2013 - 2015
Housing energy refurbishment investment - £60 million
Securing ECO and Green Deal, 1,800 jobs, £3.6 million GVA
Community Heat and Smart Energy investments - £100 million
Mira, Rugby Masts, Friars Gate, Coventry Gateway
Commercial and public building energy efficiency - £20 million
Energy Performance Contracts for Private sector and public sector
Renewable Energy investments - £10 million
Commercial solar PV and renewable heat in non domestic buildings
Maximise EU funds - £40 million Structural funds and Horizon 2020
Deliver low carbon initiatives from EU LEP fund of £116m 2014 to 2020
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Energy Group purpose and member matrix
Purpose
E.ON
JLR
National
Grid
Orbit
Housing
MIRA
Inward
investment
X
X
X
X
X
Skills and
apprenticeships
X
X
X
X
X
X
Cutting business
energy cost
X
X
X
X
Supporting local
supply chain
X
X
X
X
X
Innovation and
start ups
X
Influencing
regulation
Cross LEP
working
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X
X
X
X
X
X
RETA &
FORCE
Warwick
University
Coventry
University
Warwickshir
e County
Council
Coventry
City
Council
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
NHS
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Energy Group purpose and priority matrix
Purpose
Housing refurb
& new build
District
heating
Smart Grids
Energy efficiency in
commercial and
public buildings
Renewable
energy
Inward investment
X
X
X
X
X
Skills and apprenticeships
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Cutting business energy cost
Supporting local supply chain
X
Innovation and start ups
X
Better regulation
X
X
X
X
Cross LEP working
X
X
X
X
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Energy Group 2013-15 priorities and member matrix
Priority
E.ON
JLR
National
Grid
Orbit
Housing
X
X
MIRA
Housing Retrofit
X
District heating
X
X
X
X
X
Smart Grids
X
X
X
X
X
Energy efficiency
in commercial
and public
buildings
X
X
Renewable
energy
X
X
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X
X
RETA
FORCE
X
X
X
Coventry
University
Warwickshire
County
Council
Coventry
City
Council
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Warwick
University
N
H
S
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Energy Group Membership Sept. 2013
Paul Fairburn - (Director Business Development, Coventry University)
Chris Reeves - (Commercial Manager, Intelligent Mobility and Future Transport
Technology, MIRA)
Keith Budden - (Strategic Partnership Manager, EON)
Michael Checkley - (Sustainability and Low Carbon Manager, Coventry CC)
John Barnham - (Head of Sustainability Investment, Orbit Housing Group)
Dr Sam Hardy - (Corporate Energy Sector Lead, Warwick University)
Caroline Holman - (Operational Carbon Strategy Manager, JLR)
Joseph Donohoe - (National Grid)
Hayley Morton - (Mental Health NHS Trust)
Jim Allen - (Director, Green Energy Networks & Chair RETA)
John Cave – (FORCE)
Andy McDarmaid – Independent consultant
Angela Tellyn - Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce
Potential members:
Sainsbury’s, Western Power Distribution,

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