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ESCo Opportunities Webinar - 21st August 2014




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The Glasgow STEP UP  team hosted an interactive webinar on Energy Services Company (ESCo) opportunities on Thursday 21st August 2014. The webinar was supported by Glasgow City Council, the University of Strathclyde and the Scottish Cities Alliance.

The webinar featured two experts in operating ESCos as guest speakers:

The full webinar is available to view in the video below. Biographies of the two guest speakers and their presentations in PDF format are also available to download below.


Ian Booth – Aberdeen Heat and Power Company 

Aberdeen Heat and Power was set up by Aberdeen City Council in 2002 to develop and operate district heating (DH) and Combined Heat and Power (CHP) schemes that deliver clean and affordable energy. Ian discussed Aberdeen’s experience to discuss how an ESCo can be delivered, the benefits ESCos can offer cities and future challanges and plans for developing the network.

Ian Booth's presentation is available to download on the link below.

ESCo Webinar - 21 August 2014 - Part 1 - Developing and delivering ESCos - Ian Booth  


Lars Holmquist – Göteborg Energi

Göteborg Energi aims to provide sustainable energy services to citizens throughout western Sweden, from district heating to fibre optic cabling. Their DH network of over 1000km provides affordable, effective heating to over 90% of Gothenburg's apartment blocks. Lars discussed the challenges and opportunities experienced in Gothenburg and the impact that the ESCo has had in delivering on carbon reduction targets within the city.

Lars Holmquist's presentation is available to download on the link below.

ESCo Webinar - 21 August 2014 - Part 2 - Energy Services to Consumers and Society - Lars Holmquist 

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