Network Theatre

Network Theatre

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As Britain seeks to decarbonise energy, provide security of supply  whilst driving down bills, new and innovative solutions and approaches are required. In this time of unprecedented change, this series of seminars will explore new technology, commercial and operating arrangements and changes to the regulatory system. The seminars will examine the implications, opportunities and challenges presented by storage, decarbonisation of heat, the future of the gas network and flexible integrated smart infrastructure and how these will contribute to the transformation of networks.

Sponsored by

Smarter Grid Solutions

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22 May 2018
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    Network Theatre

    Networks are facing the dual challenge of preparing for the next regulatory review, while refining their approaches to the current one. This will session will explore the latest regulatory thinking, the challenges as networks see them, and best practice responses.

    • Network
    Network Theatre

    The Government Industrial Strategy puts innovation and technology at its heart. This session will explore how the UK can prosper and improve economic growth and productivity, and foster and develop innovation and innovators.

    • Network
    Network Theatre

    This seminar will explore the latest trials and demonstrators leading the search for solutions to decarbonizing heat.

    • Network
    Network Theatre

    With all new petrol and diesel vehicles banned from 2040, 50% of cars sold in the UK will be electric vehicles by 2026, government predicts. Against this backdrop of transformational change, how will vehicles be fuelled?

    • Network
    Network Theatre

    This session will explore the FPSA project from some six years of work that's engaged with a wide range of stakeholders, and will summarise the project, outline the most recent learning, and share some of the joys ...and the pains!

23 May 2018
    • Network
    Network Theatre

    This session will explore the potential for smart grids, and the extent to which the smart meter rollout paves the way, asking what smart networks can achieve and what a fully connected society will look like.

    • Network
    Network Theatre

    As energy networks prepare to meet the demands of a flexible power system, this seminar will explore the drivers for flexibility and set the strategic context, also exploring the detail of operational and technical solutions around storage and DSR.

    • Network
    Network Theatre

    This seminar will explore what good looks like for the operation of a digital, data-driven network and consider key aspects of how to achieve the most value from data available from networks today.

    • Network
    Network Theatre

    This session will explore the transition of the Distribution Network Operator to the Distribution System Operator, examining recent strategies from the individual networks and the collaborative ENA ‘Open Network’ project.

Testimonials

  • The best industry exhibition I have ever been to. Thought provoking, interesting, good networking, with a positive feel to the whole event… it was excellent!
    Jacob Tompkins OBE
    Managing Director, Waterwise
  • A great two days of showcasing innovation
    UWL17 attendee

 

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