Positive Energy

Positive Energy First Gallery Image - Manha - ©Manha
This NLA half day conference brings together experts from across the private and public sectors to examine the business case supporting the Mayor’s ambitions, assess the scale of the challenge and review the implications for legislation, finance, delivery and use.


  • The case for Energy for London and a Green Energy Fund
  • Translating vision into reality: policy and delivery
  • Renewable Energy Technology – what is the potential for London?
  • Working in partnership to generate London’s energy needs -Escos at work
  • The role of the private sector
  • Green legislation
  • Local energy strategies


  • Developers
  • Government
  • Government Agencies
  • Local Authorities
  • Clients
  • Engineers
  • Architects
  • Consultants
  • Energy Companies


The Mayor's Vision for Energy in the Capital
Isabel Dedring, Director, Environmental Policy, Greater London Authority

Decentralised Energy for London: Maintaining the Capital's Competitiveness
Rob Fox, Senior Project Manager, London First

Cutting the Capital's Carbon Footprint: Delivering Decentralised Energy
Alasdair Young, Project Leader, Buro Happold

Translating Vision into Reality: Policy and Delivery
Peter North, Head of Project Delivery - Environment, LDA

Renewable Energy Technology: What is the Potential for London?
Keith Melton, Director of Technology, New and Renewable Energy Centre Ltd (NaREC)

Working in Partnership to Generate London's Energy Needs: ESCO's at Work
John Marsh, Metropolitan Infra Ltd

The Role of the Private Sector at a Project Level
Neil Pennell, Head of Sustainability and Engineering, Land Securities

Adopting of Green Leases to Deliver Energy Reductions
Tom Bainbridge, Partner – Head of Climate Change and Energy, Nabarro LLP

Creating an Energy Strategy for Kings Cross
Andre Gibbs, Executive Director, Argent

Challenges to Establishing a Decentralised Energy Supply in London
Cllr Alexis Rowell, LB Camden

Lessons from Abroad: Copenhagen
Pernille Overbye, Project Director, Ramboll Denmark

Paul Finch (Chair), Director of World Architecture Festival, Emap

Speakers names confirmed at time of publication, but may be subject to change.