In this interview series, we engage on a journey in the UK and Ireland, looking for the energy solutions of the future. Are there any sustainable solutions for our energy demand? What energy sources will we use in the future and how will the future power grid look? How long will our journey towards a sustainable future take…when will we get there?
On this tour, we meet companies that are bringing the power of the sun down to earth, we talk about exciting clean energy projects and meet the leaders behind developing future energy skills and ask the question; Are we there yet?
Welcome to Future Models!
Future Models – Sustainable Energy Overview
In this interview series, we engage on a journey across the UK & Ireland, looking for the energy solutions of the future. Are there any sustainable solutions to cover our energy demand? What energy sources will we use in the future and how will the future power grid look?
WMG – The energy transition and skills of the future!
Listen to Dr. Ben Silverstone, Director WMG Skills Centre, discuss what the future skills will look like in the energy sector. With 50% of the workforce for 2050 already in employment, and roles being created that never existed before, discover why companies absolutely need to be investing in the skills for the future now.
UKAEA – Fusion is coming!
Hear Heather Lewtas, Head of Innovation at UKAEA, discuss how fusion is a safe, low carbon solution to the world’s energy needs and how the UK STEP programme is leading the way in making it commercially viable.
Digitalisation is key to decarbonisation
Hear Laura Sandys, Chair of the UK Government’s Energy Data and Digitalisation Taskforces, talk about three key areas that will allow for the decarbonisation of the economy; skills, storage and the digital underpinning of the energy system
Jacobs – The cheapest and cleanest energy is the energy we don’t use!
Listen to Graeme Cooper, Fellow of the Energy Institute and Global VP, Energy Transition – Cross Market Solutions, UK/Europe, Jacobs, discuss the role the consumer plays in the energy transition, the importance of energy flexibility and how to be smarter with our energy.