Dr Mike Pedley
Independent Energy Professional
Mike is a former Head of Energy at Dwr Cymru Welsh Water where he led Welsh Water’s energy strategy from 2010 until very recently, including energy purchasing, optimisation, generation and carbon reporting. Welsh Water, a not-for-profit water utility, are one of Wales’ largest energy users with around 4100 sites and a 450GWh demand and also a growing energy generator. Mike has promoted and overseen the expansion of their renewable generation from 2% of consumption in 2010 to over 20% sourced from a mix of hydro, anaerobic digestion, wind, solar PV and a biogas-to-grid plant. Mike also has a commercial background, including acquisitions of renewable energy assets, as well as environmental and technical experience.