Community energy forum interactive panel: What could community energy look like in the future and how can networks support it?
Anda Baumerte is one of the impressive line-up of speakers at the Energy Networks Innovation Conference and networking event.
Anda is part of a panel discussing what could community energy look like in the future and how can networks support it? Topics include:
- Why is collaboration with communities important for network operators and net zero?
- Making the economic model work for community energy initiatives, how can network operators help?
- How can community energy organisations get meaningfully involved in network operators’ innovation programmes?
Anda is a low-carbon professional passionate about delivering sustainable societal outcomes. As sustainability manager at Northern Powergrid, her focus is on enabling net zero emissions' targets to be met in the Yorkshire & North East, and delivering stakeholder and policy engagement on decarbonisation of transport, heat, and local energy. This includes the delivery of 26 commitments within Northern Powergrid’s Community Energy Engagement Strategy, which was launched in 2020, building on on-going engagement with community energy stakeholders.
Anda has worked on advancing the decarbonisation agenda across a range of sectors – prior to joining Northern Powergrid, she held roles in NGOs, worked as a government official, later going on to work in research and in consulting.
Anda holds a MSc in Environmental Management and Environmental Economics, MSc in Biology, and BSc in Environmental Science.
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