Enabling Green Recovery - Midlands Energy Hub and Nottingham City Council

This session will focus on the challenges the West Midlands needs to overcome to enable green recovery; nevertheless, all UK innovators are encouraged to register.

Event Details


10.00 - 16.00



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It will include speakers from the Local Authority, innovators working towards enabling green recovery and a local academic working in collaboration with businesses on innovations.

Webinar recording is now available

Find the slides here.


Net Zero is a priority in all sectors and industries, and there is a need to measure, monitor and communicate information to make sure that improvements are being made. Enabling Technology companies (electronics, sensors and photonics) will play a key role, and understanding the challenges will be the key.

For the UK to achieve accelerated sustainable green economic revival, it is also vital to identify the innovations with the greatest potential to act as enablers of this recovery. Every job created within the energy sector has a knock-on effect of 12 more generated within other sectors such as construction, manufacturing, engineering and enabling technologies. KTN is here to help by connecting innovators with new partners and new opportunities beyond their existing thinking.

This session will focus on the challenges the Midlands needs to overcome to enable green recovery; nevertheless, all UK innovators are encouraged to register.

Challenge 1: Measuring and monitoring to deliver high impact projects. This would be any monitoring technologies that will help the Local Authority to make an informed decision on which projects to deliver to meet Net Zero targets.
Challenge 2: Creating a modular approach to retrofit and new build design to meet Net Zero targets We are looking for new build solutions and retrofit options with a stepped approach that is affordable and logical, with options each step that allows for budget / need / property / energy availability.
Challenge 3: Increasing resilience of buildings in a warming world. With global warming on the horizon we will need to consider low carbon options for cooling buildings to ensure that challenging decarbonisation targets are not compromised.

More details can be found on the registration page.

Webinar: 10am to 12.30pm
Workshop: 2pm to 4pm

These webinars are for anyone who would like to know how different regions are tackling Net Zero, highlighting their challenges as well as giving you the chance to join round table discussions, run through scenario workshops and arrange one to one meetings with the other delegates.



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