Riding the Wind and Sun for 50 Years

Talks & Events

26 April 2023


Presented in partnership with the Buckinghamshire Society of Architects Dr. Derek Taylor will tell the story of how renewable energy has grown from almost zero to become the dominant form of energy and the least expensive form of electricity. He will also explore how buildings can be designed to become more energy efficient as well as integrating renewable energy solutions. Additionally, he will describe 25 years of game-changing Renewable Energy Education from the Open University.

The talk will reveal Dr. Taylor’s contribution to these fields over 50 years – interspersed with topical and contemporary developments in alternative technology, renewable energy and in low energy and solar buildings.