Hi , I'm Tom Langdon-Davies from a farm near Exeter in sunny Devon, South West England. I have worked all over the world for energy companies, renewable and conventional. Now it's time for me to see what I can do to raise awareness of the easy things we can do to make our energy more sustainable. Thanks for reading. Please help me by commenting!
After a brief spell seismic surveying around Europe and Africa, I ran the Natural Energy Centre in London - that was back in 1977, and we...
Thursday, 20 October 2016
Last meeting of ECC Committee discusses DSR - a bit late?
The difficulties faced by companies such as Kiwi, Tempus and Passivsystems in delivering demand side response against regulatory inertia are highlighted in this discussion in front of the last meeting of the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee before its absorption into the BEIS Committee.
The relevant discussion is at
staring at 10:15 on the video.
If we do not get this right, we are in danger of perpetuating highly polluting diesel or coal fired stations for peak supply.
It is not good enough to say that consumers don't understand it.
Behavioural issues must be addressed in tandem with regulatory change.