Paul Allen

Paul Allen
Name: Paul Allen
is a ClimateCultures Author

A renewable energy technologies expert, leading the Zero Carbon Britain research at the Centre for Alternative Technology.


Paul has lived with and worked with renewable energy technologies for over 25 years. Paul joined the Centre for Alternative Technology as an electrical engineer in 1988, developing solar medical systems for use overseas. Paul is currently leading the Zero Carbon Britain research; liaising with Government, business, public sector and the arts. Recent positions: Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellow (2013); Wales Science Advisory Council (2010-14); Climate Change Commission for Wales (2007-2015); Board member of the International Forum for Sustainable Energy (2008-2013; Fellow Royal Society of the Arts (2005-date).

Paul’s ClimateCultures Posts:

The Beating Heart of COP24

The Beating Heart of COP24

Paul Allen, Project Director of the Centre for Alternative Technology's Zero Carbon Britain programme, shares his reflections after taking part in the COP23 climate talks in Bonn, and looks ahead to the cultural challenges for COP24 next year. Read More