In the run up to Energy Saving Week we are holding a short series of informal lunchtime presentation and discussion on what BT is doing to reduce its energy demand by relevant leaders from Innovate & Design. Open to all residents on the park.

NB. *all talks will start @12:30 in the Alan Rudge lecture theatre, Antares first floor.

Tue 18 October – BT’s Network Energy
Mark Friston,  Energy & Carbon Reduction Programme Delivery Manager
Mark will talk around some of BT’s networks, the energy they consume, and what we can do improve energy efficiency.
Wed 19 October – BT’s Energy Research
Louise Krug, Senior Researcher Enegy & Sustainability

As a business one of our six key strategic priorities is to be a responsible and sustainable business leader. This talk will highlight how we can support this business priority through

  • ICT enablement
    • increasing the use of ICT to reduce the carbon footprint of other industries such as power, transport or buildings
    • Increase revenues from low carbon products and services
  • Reducing the carbon footprint of ICT itself, with a special emphasis on BT’s own energy usage
    • Reduce our costs
    • Protect against energy price volatility, uncertain energy security and legislation ((Carbon Reduction Commitment, CRC).

Thurs 20 October -BT’s Cool Broadband
John MacDonald, Specialist Technology Consultant, Wireline (DSL)

 John will give an overview of the Cool Broadband product and what it means in terms of energy efficiency and savings.