Ways of gaining renewable energy, like solar panels, can be installed on most buildings. Conversation highlighted that large-scale business and volume house builders need to be involved to use this technology as standard.
Challenges such as how do we store the energy, through to finding the funding and having a strong legislative framework to make this happen, were discussed.
Ideas around low costs solutions were aimed at training and education to make businesses and residents aware of the benefits. The sky’s the limit idea was to incentivise, or penalise, people through business rates and council tax.