edie's next online masterclass to focus on industrial energy efficiency

edie's next online masterclass has been confirmed for Wednesday 10 March and will explore the role that energy efficiency will play on the road to net-zero for industrial business.

The masterclass will be available to watch on-demand for those who have registered. Image: Carbon Trust

The masterclass will be available to watch on-demand for those who have registered. Image: Carbon Trust

The 45-minute session will air at 1pm (GMT) on 10 March, and is being hosted in association with Carbon Trust and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).


With industry responsible for around a fifth of UK greenhouse gas emissions, the deployment of innovative energy efficiency technologies and systems is critical to improving the energy intensity of industrial processes.

Therefore, this session will break down how these technological innovations can be utilised to enhance your energy efficiency approach and decarbonise industrial processes. The session will include two expert presenters and a live audience Q&A.

The masterclass is supported by the Carbon Trust, which is managing the BEIS Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerator (IEEA) – a programme which assists partnerships between developers of innovative energy efficient technologies and industrial companies, by funding the demonstration of those technologies on-site.


Discussion points:

  • Developing cutting-edge innovation to improve the energy efficiency of industrial processes
  • Identifying which energy efficiency technologies are right for you
  • How Government-industry partnerships can support carbon reduction programmes

Masterclass chair:

Sarah George, Senior Reporter, edie

Masterclass presenters and speakers:

Sarah Jolliffe, Carbon Reduction Lead, BAM Nuttall

Sarah is the Carbon Reduction Lead at BAM Nuttall – an operating division of Royal BAM group which is a large multi-national construction firm undertaking large civil engineering projects across the globe. Sarah started her career as a trade operative with a small house builder before moving into a site engineering role where she completed a HND in civil engineering. She then progressed into an environmental adviser role for the Crossrail project after which she took her current position as energy manager looking after all of BAM’s interests with regards to sustainability. She has successfully completed Levels 1 and 2 of the energy institutes energy management courses and has picked up several awards and short-listings recently including Highly commended Energy Champion, Energy Manager Finalist and 2 further shortlistings for the women in engineering in 2019 and 2020. Besides her technical competencies, she is also a passionate diversity and inclusion ambassador helping to break down bias and championing equality throughout her day to day activities. This also extends to her participation as a STEM ambassador in which she engages with young people to stimulate interest in STEM industries.

Paul McKinney, Programme Manager – BEIS IEEA, The Carbon Trust

Additional presenters/speakers TBC


edie Staff


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