Smart meters and smart grids – the challenges and opportunities for networks

Network Theatre

This session will explore the potential for smart grids, and the extent to which the smart meter rollout paves the way. It will ask what smart networks can achieve and what a fully connected society will look like. Speakers will chart the road map for the smart meter roll out, explore the role of smart meters in enabling smart grids, and outline the challenges and opportunities of the new technologies.

Chair: Stewart Reid, Head of DSO and Innovation, SSEN

Where are the benefits for DNOs in the smart meter programme?
Paul Abreu, Business Lead, Smart Meter Programme, ENA

Delivering the infrastructure for mass roll out of SMETS 2
Fabienne Dischamps, DCC

Translating the data from smart meters into benefits for networks
Fiona Fulton, Scottish Power Energy Networks 

What do smart meters and demand side response mean for the relationship between networks, suppliers and customers
Stewart Reid, Head of DSO and Innovation, SSEN

Disruption closing view
Mike Kay, Director, P2 Analysis 

Stewart Reid, Head of Asset Management & Innovation - SSEN
Fabienne Dischamps - DCC
Fiona Fulton - Scottish Power Energy Networks
Mike Kay, Director - P2 Analysis
Paul Abreu, Business lead, smart meter programme - ENA
Stewart Reid, Head of Asset Management & Innovation - SSEN

  • 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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