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ALEO East Midland regional update for ALEO National Executive meeting - October 2016

Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 4:00 pm
by ALEO Admin
- provided by Karen Lond, Chair of ALEO East Midlands, for the ALEO Executive meeting held on 13 October 2016.

Details of any meetings held and/or forthcoming:

The last ALEO East Midland meeting was held on Friday 9th September at Leicester City Council, Leicester: Smart Energy GB sponsored this meeting.

Presentations included:
  • Chair's Update, Karen Lond – ALEO East Midlands submitted a response to the Help to Heat consultation – still no feedback on Bonfield review, Will Field advised this should be released soon
  • Smart Meter rollout and the opportunities for LAs – Charles Malissard, Smart Energy GB
  • HECA reporting moving forward – Will Field, BEIS – Will confirmed BEIS will be sending out a slightly updated guidance for HECA 2017 reporting and that beyond this the guidance and HECA reporting would be reviewed and updated pending ministerial sign off; Will confirmed that future reports would be looked at by BEIS. Collaborate working between health and local authorities on energy and sustainability
  • Jerome Baddley, Head of Sustainable Development Unit, NHS England and PHE
The meeting was well attended with local authority officers from across the East Midlands.
The next ALEO East Midlands meeting will be held on 18th January 2017 - time to be confirmed. This meeting will be sponsored by E.ON and held at their offices.

Details of any other events held and/or forthcoming:

SET-UP Smart Energy Grids Workshop – Held on Tuesday 4th October at Leicester, Attenborough Hall - for further information contact Aiden.Davis@leicester.gov.uk

PHE Midlands and East – Sustainable Development: Whole System Approach and Sustainable Development – Thursday 3rd November at University of Leicester.
See http://www.phe-events.org.uk/mesdc2016

NEA East Midlands Fuel Poverty Forum – 3rd November at Ellipse Energy in Leicester.

Any other comments, e.g. issues or barriers:

Offers of sponsorship for our ALEO East Midland meetings and free venues across the East Midlands would be appreciated: please contact karen.lond@west-lindsey.gov.uk or david.young@leicester.gov.uk, if you are interested in sponsoring us or have a room available for a meeting.