The Energy and Climate Change Division attended Portsmouth City Council’s BIG Climate Conversation held at Portsmouth Guildhall on 9 and 10 November 2021.

The event facilitated discussion around how Portsmouth City Council is tackling climate change during COP26, showcasing the work the council is doing. Each day featured six speakers, across the themes of Commercial Energy, Urban Environment, Home Energy and Sustainability.

ECCD presented within the urban environment session on Tuesday afternoon showing the outputs from local authority and academic partnership highlighting work across a variety of projects including LEAP, LADS, THERMOSS and the Sustainability Performance Tracker. In addition ECCD staff exhibtied engineering solutions related to renewable energy and energy efficiency showcasing further collaborative work.