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The panel tackle three topics tonight including how to ensure we have enough energy in the future, while protecting the planet.
Here's a preview of things getting a little lively over a difference in opinion on renewable energy:
Watch the full programme tonight at 10:45 on ITV.
This week we have been shining a light on how the Midlands is leading the way in exploring new forms of producing energy.
In our third and final report by Wesley Smith, we look at the ways local businesses have embraced renewable technologies and the challenges they may face.
In the latest special report on the use of energy in our region, we focus on how people across the Midlands have developed novel ways of powering their homes.
From newly developed eco-friendly houses, to solar panels and even a cabin in Herefordshire which was built with recycled materials for less than £1,500.
All this week ITV News Central will be looking into the future to investigate where and how we will get our energy.
In the second instalment of our series 'Powering the Midlands', Wesley Smith is looking at a more compact way of life.
With the case for recycling growing ever-stronger, Wes has been to home in Herefordshire which has taken it to a whole new level.
- Watch Wes' full report on ITV News Central at 6pm
ITV News Central has seen evidence that the UK may fail to meet EU renewable energy targets by 2020. Everyone of us will be affected, so the race is on to change the way we live and work.
The Energy Secretary, Amber Rudd, is expected to outline the latest Government energy policy in the Commons shortly, which will see all coal fire power stations phased out by 2025.
So, we've been exploring future options in a series of reports.
Here's Wesley Smith with, "Powering the Midlands.