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Interviews

Every month Energy Now interviews key industry figures to gain insight into market developments, including the latest opportunities, advancements in technology and legislative updates.

Interview with Kate Gilmartin, CEO, British Hydropower Association

In this interview we speak with the BHA Chief, covering subjects including hydropower's role in our future energy system & Net Zero plans, development opportunities, government focus, latest innovations, tidal energy & more!

Interview with Roisin Quinn, Director of Customer Connections, National Grid

We speak with Roisin Quinn, the Director of Customer Connections at National Grid Electricity Transmission, about the challenges faced in connecting renewable energy projects to the grid, the changes required to speed up the process and the work already underway.

Simon Shaw – Regulatory Affairs Officer, Good Energy

In this interview we speak with Simon Shaw, a Regulatory Affairs Officer at Good Energy, covering subjects including energy prices, market volatility, government support such as the Energy Bill Discount Scheme, the energy eco-system of the future and more!

Graham Clark MRICS – Senior Land Use Policy Adviser, CLA

In this interview the CLA's senior land use policy advisor shares his thoughts on topics including the continued development of the clean energy sector, associated policy, the planning system, electricity network reforms, latest opportunities & more.

Jonathan Werran, Chief Executive, Localis

In this interview we speak with Jonathan Werran, Chief Executive of Think-Tank Localis, covering topics including the pursuit of Net Zero, Government policy to support the clean energy transition and the decarbonisation of off grid heating.

Chris Huhne, Chair of Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA)

In our latest interview Chris Huhne, the former Energy & Climate Change Secretary and current Chair of ADBA shares his thoughts on subjects including Government's current energy strategy, the role of biogas in achieving Net Zero and alleviating the energy crisis, farm based AD plants, latest opportunities and the decarbonisation of the transport sector.

Christopher Carson, MD at Biocarbonics

Chris Carson, MD of Biocarbonics – a new company supplying food grade CO2 solely from biogas - discusses the UK’s CO2 shortage & future sources, opportunities available to biogas plant owners, bioenergy’s role in the energy crisis, decentralised energy networks and more!

John Baldwin, MD of CNG Services

In this interview with biogas expert John Baldwin, MD of CNG Services, we discuss subjects including biomethane injection, opportunities for farmers, the role of green gases in our energy and environmental transition, transport decarbonisation and more!

David Redman, Tractor product specialist at New Holland

In this interview New Holland's tractor specialist David Redman considers the use of renewable and low carbon fuels in agriculture and shines a light on New Holland's T6 methane tractor, considering costs, performance and environmental benefits.

Lucy Hopwood, Director & Lead consultant, Bioenergy & Anaerobic Digestion, NNFCC

Lucy Hopwood is widely recognised as an impartial expert in bioenergy and more specifically anaerobic digestion (AD). In this interview we discuss subjects including the forthcoming bioenergy strategy, opportunities available to farmers, digestate demand, feedstock options and more!

Charlotte Powell, Head of BioEnergy and Carbon Removals Innovation team, BEIS

Following the unveiling of the winners of phase 2 of Government's Biomass Feedstocks Innovation programme, we speak with Charlotte Powell about the role of biomass in the UK's energy and environmental plans, as well as the challenges faced.

Kristina Rabecaite, Founder and CEO, PPAYA Ltd

Kristina Rabecaite studied economics and statistics and the University of Westminster and from there joined Limejump, then a start-up specialising in technology to manage...