Wayne Bexton is Head of Energy Services at Nottingham City Council and has worked in public sector energy and sustainability fields for over 15 years, having previously delivered sustainability advice in the private sector. Wayne has delivered numerous high profile, high value environmental projects and programmes for the public sector across the UK, receiving industry recognition along the way including the National Lottery Awards Environment Category Winner, Solar Power Portal Commercial Project of the Year and the Access Alliance Best Scheme Award. Wayne has UK and European advisory positions, whilst also Chairing the D2N2 Energy Strategy Board and leading the Local Capacity Support programme for the Midlands.
Currently leading on Nottingham’s ambitious energy delivery programme, which has already included 15MW of installed capacity - domestic PV installs, commercial PV installations, renewable energy technology trials, vehicle to grid technology, battery storage, fuel cells and district heating. Continued expansion of this programme is a priority in 2018-19, with a target of 20% of the City’s energy coming from renewable sources by 2020.