Net-Zero Business podcast: Exploring smart grids with E.ON and Nottingham City Council

In response to the accelerated pace at which corporates are examining and setting net-zero targets to help alleviate the climate crisis, edie has launched a new spin-off of the Sustainable Business Covered podcast. Up next, smart grid discussions with E.ON and Nottingham City Council.

Net-Zero Business podcast: Exploring smart grids with E.ON and Nottingham City Council

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Following on from the UK Government’s world-leading net-zero carbon commitment, edie’s new spinoff podcast series, Net-Zero Business, will hear from the trendsetters and trailblazers of responsible businesses.

Since the UK Government set it’s 2050 net-zero target into law, more and more businesses are attempting to get ahead of the political curve by strengthening carbon and energy strategies and pledging to become net-zero businesses well before the 2050 deadline.

The Net-Zero Business podcast is a monthly digest of episodes that are 30 minutes or less in length. It features an in-depth interview with a sustainability lead at a business that has set a net-zero target in the last three months.

The latest episode, supported by E.ON as part of the smart grid master series, edie speaks to Nottingham City Council’s head of energy services Wayne Bexton on the council’s efforts to transition its own operations to net-zero emissions by 2028.

This, according to Bexton, involves an array on innovative smart grid projects and as the world recovers from the coronavirus pandemic, he anticipates that more organisations will look to these types of solutions.

The episode also features an interview with E.ON’s business and community solutions battery Product manager John Martin, focusing on the main business opportunities and barriers to smart grid utilisation.

Martin also appeared on edie’s 45-minute masterclass on smart grids, alongside the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) which is available to watch on-demand here.

Additionally, E.ON supported the recent edie Explains guide on smart grids. The eight-page edie Explains: Smart Grids business guide, produced as part of a smart grids master series with supporting partner E.ON answers key questions for businesses exploring their role in smart grid utilisation.


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