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Transform to a Low Carbon Future at LIVE ELECTRIC

Low Carbon Future

ESB is delighted to continue its partnership with The Institute of International & European Affairs (IIEA) to deliver the LIVE ELECTRIC: DESIGNING A LOW CARBON FUTURE conference. The one-day conference takes place on the September 23, 2019 at the Mansion House in Dublin.

In 2017, ESB and The IIEA jointly hosted experts from around the world for theTake Charge Conference – setting out a vision for Ireland’s Low-Carbon Future.

This year, LIVE ELECTRIC: DESIGNING A LOW CARBON FUTURE will showcase the future of urban design and electrification – with the latest on smart and sustainable buildings and cities, electric transport and how we all as consumers can engage with emerging technologies to transform the way we live.

Next Generation Urban Design and Electrification

LIVE ELECTRIC: DESIGNING A LOW CARBON FUTURE will outline a grand vision for transformation through electrification from industry leaders – showcasing the latest cutting-edge design which will change the way we live for the better, offer insights into the electrification of transport, address the challenge of home energy-efficiency and demonstrate how we all can make this transformation a reality as we adapt and evolve to the changing world around us.

Internationally Renowned Experts

The conference will offer a range of views from a variety of sectors, all with a shared vision for an electric-future.

The array of speakers will explore what is in store for the generation of tomorrow, helping to sharpen our focus on the next steps to tackle climate action by evolving the way we live.

The distinguished line-up includes both home-grown and international experts on electrification, sustainable design, architecture, city planning, low-carbon transport and climate leadership.

Speakers include:

  • Carla Cammilla Hjort, Founder and Director of SPACE10
  • Dieter Helm CBE, Professor of Energy Economics, University of Oxford
  • Deyan Sudjic OBE, Author, Broadcaster, Architect and Director of the London Design Museum
  • Jari Kauppila, Head of Quantitative Policy Analysis and Foresight, International Transport Forum at the OECD
  • Kristen Panerali, Head of Electricity Industry, World Economic Forum
  • Andrew McDowell, Vice President, European Investment Bank
  • Daan Roosegaarde, Founder and Director, Studio Roosegaarde
  • Phillip Rode, Executive Director, LSE Cities

The Future is Electric

Over the next decade, ESB will continue to lead the way to a low-carbon, brighter future for the customers and communities we serve, which will see us cut the carbon intensity of our generation by over two thirds and provide alternatives for more renewable energy. By 2030, about 40 per cent of our generation will be from renewable sources such as wind, solar and biomass.

The LIVE ELECTRIC: DESIGNING A LOW CARBON FUTURE conference, by inspiring and offering a glimpse into a future which is comfortable, convenient, cost-effective and electric – shares our vision that we all have the tools to build a low-carbon, electric tomorrow and by embracing these we can transform our world.

To find out more about the event and to get your tickets today click here.

Don’t forget to follow the build-up and get live updates from the day on Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.