Paul Tilsley and Sandy Taylor - Low Carbon Living in the Birmingham Smart Home

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Paul Tilsley and Sandy Taylor - Low Carbon Living in the Birmingham Smart Home

  1. 1. Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 1
  2. 2. Birmingham City Council Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 2
  3. 3. Birmingham Briefing Councillor Paul Tilsley Deputy Leader Birmingham City Council 3
  4. 4. Brief Description of Birmingham Birmingham is the largest UK City outside of London A city of 1 million people Almost 30% of its population comes from 150 nationalities Birmingham is the capital of the West Midlands region, with over 20% of regional GDP Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 4
  5. 5. Brief Description of Birmingham Business and Professional Services, Technology (manufacturing and digital) and Exhibition and Conference Services are the main productive sectors Birmingham lies at the heart of the UK rail network with 36 million passengers a year. Over 26 million visitors to the NEC and Convention Centre Over 160,000 students in our Universities Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 5
  6. 6. Initiatives Around Sustainability 6
  7. 7. Initiatives Around Sustainability Introduction of new Combined Heat and Power networks in the City – City Centre schemes saving up to 15,000 tonnes CO2 by Host to UK National Energy Technology Institute and European BioEnergy Research Institute Birmingham “Sustainable Procurement Compact” Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 7
  8. 8. Initiatives Around Sustainability Energy from Waste plant producing 25Mw of electricity and saving 75,000 tonnes CO2 New Wholesale Markets to incorporate bioenergy capture New City Centre Master Plan – “The Big City Plan” puts sustainability at the heart of new development Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 8
  9. 9. Birmingham CUD Focus 9
  10. 10. Birmingham CUD Focus “Low Carbon Living in the Smart Home” “Achieving this will require major change in behaviours amongst domestic users of energy. This will require information on domestic energy consumption and management to be made significantly more transparent to the consumer. And will also require more intelligent information about transport choices to be instantly available” Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 10
  11. 11. Low Carbon Living in the Smart Home The Prototype Home for the CUD project – Birmingham Home Big City Plan supported Birmingham Science City supported Digital Birmingham supported Prototypes for development (i) domestic energy interactive communication device (ii) local transport choices for intelligent homeworking Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 11
  12. 12. Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 12

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