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Ed Birkett

Ed Birkett

Head of Energy and Climate

Ed is Head of Energy and Climate at Onward, where he leads the Getting to Zero research programme. Since 2015, Ed has worked in the UK energy industry, first as a market consultant and then as a developer of large-scale solar and battery storage projects. In 2019-2020, Ed studied at Harvard University as a Kennedy Scholar. Before joining Onward, Ed spent two years working at another Westminster-based think tank.

Onward’s response to the Energy Crisis, setting out a 5-point plan for the new Prime Minister to help households and keep the lights on.
Why the Review of Electricity Market Arrangements is so important.