Open Energy Forum: industry debate

by | Feb 25, 2018

Zero Carbon Futures is delighted to be co-hosting the Open Energy Forum this April at Newcastle University.

Thu 12 April 2018, 17:30 – 19:00

Join leading industry commentators as they give an overview on:

  • The state of the climate and what the body of research is saying
  • The current UK power picture and what needs to be done
  • The transition of over 30m vehicles off fossil fuels and what that means.


Dr David Golding CBE: Climate change campaigner.

Professor Phil Taylor: Director of the EPSRC National Centre for Energy Systems Integration (CESI), and Siemens Professor of Energy Systems. An International leading researcher and industrial expert in energy systems, electrical distribution networks, smart grids, and energy storage integration and control.

Dr Colin Herron: Managing Director of Zero Carbon Futures, Visiting Professor (Transport). Specialist in all aspects of alternative fuel vehicles and grid integration.

Event Sponsors: Chargemaster, Square One LawNewcastle University and Zero Carbon Futures.

All proceeds from this event will be donated to a project Dr Colin Herron is supporting which will see solar panels being installed on the roof of a looked after children’s house being constructed in Bogota. Colin will be travelling to Bogota and will be helping to build the house in July.


Register here for free tickets






  • Newcastle University,
  • King's Gate,
  • Newcastle upon Tyne,
  • NE1 7RU,
  • UK.
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