Low Carbon Workshop for West Midlands Organisations

Organisations are being invited to attend the West Midlands Low Carbon Workshop in Stafford.

Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) are running a Low Carbon Workshop for West Midlands organisations on the afternoon of 15 March at 1 Staffordshire Place, Stafford ST16 2LP.This is in partnership with Local Enterprise Partnerships, Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) and Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA).

The workshop will:

  • Provide clarity and support to LEP Partners on shifting towards Low Carbon;
  • Provide technical expertise from DECC and DEFRA;
  • Highlight barriers to bringing forward Low Carbon activity;
  • Provide local feedback on Low Carbon delivery;
  • Provide an opportunity to network.

A detailed agenda will be emailed out to those who have registered nearer the event.

Supporting a shift towards a low-carbon economy in all sectors forms one of the key priorities of the European Structural Investment Funds (ESIF) programme. In order to create a low carbon economy, the programme focuses on improving energy efficiency and performance, innovative renewable energy technologies, implementing low carbon strategies and reducing emissions.

To enable the workshop to focus on local requirements, businesses and organisations are being asked to submit no more than three low carbon areas in which they would like more information, or have enquiries. To submit low carbon topics for further information, email Thomas.Blackmore@communities.gsi.gov.uk before 15 February 2016.

Places for the workshop are limited and are restricted to one person per organisation. To register your interest for the event, email Thomas.Blackmore@communities.gsi.gov.uk.